Punchy it ain't. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. Whitnourwhatnourgate (and meaning "what a street !") Llanfairpwllgwyngyll or Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll (pronounced [ɬanˌvair puɬˈɡwɨ̞nɡɨ̞ɬ]) is a large village and local government community on the island of Anglesey, Wales, on the Menai Strait next to the Britannia Bridge and across the strait from Bangor. Relevance. Nearby, in the wider Anglesey region, you'll find a sea zoo as well as a smattering of charming B&Bs.

Ever." 1. Choosing a company name can sometimes result in disaster, following our round-up of the brand disputes that resulted in lawsuits. And are there any other street signs that spill over onto three lines? Butt Hole Road, Conisbrough, South Yorkshire 5. Something wrong with this article? ", but most modern sources translate the phrase as "Neither one thing nor the other".

Enjoy. At the 2011 Census, the population was 3,107,[4] of whom 71% could speak Welsh. Cocks, Cornwall 7. Neatly, this epic name brushes up against what must be one of London's shortest. Literally translated, the name means: [The] church of [St.] Mary (Llanfair) [of the] pool (pwll)[14] of the white hazels (gwyn gyll) near [lit. All rights reserved. The long form of the name is the longest place name in the United Kingdom and one of the longest in the world at 58 characters (51 "letters" since "ch" and "ll" are digraphs, and are treated as single letters in the Welsh language).. [23] The final -gogogoch ("red cave") is supposed to have been an addition inspired by the Cardiganshire parish of Llandysiliogogo, rather than by any local features. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary, [ˌɬan.vai̯r.pʊɬˌɡwɨ̞n.ɡɨ̞ɬ.ɡɔˌɡɛr.əˌχwɨ̞rnˌdrɔ.bʊɬˌɬan.təˌsɪl.jɔˌɡɔ.ɡɔˈɡoːχ], [ˌɬan.vai̯r.pʊɬˌɡwɪn.ɡɪɬ.ɡɔˌɡɛr.əˌχwɪrnˌdrɔ.bʊɬˌɬan.təˌsɪl.jɔˌɡɔ.ɡɔˈɡoːχ], Llan‧fair‧pwll‧gwyn‧gyll‧go‧ger‧y‧chwyrn‧dro‧bwll‧llan‧ty‧si‧lio‧go‧go‧goch, Lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, https://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch&oldid=60515620, English words containing three consecutive instances of the same letter, English words containing four consecutive instances of the same letter, Welsh words containing four consecutive instances of the same letter, Welsh words containing three consecutive instances of the same letter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. "over against"] (go ger) the fierce whirlpool (y chwyrn drobwll) [and] the church of [St.] Tysilio (Llantysilio) of the red cave (-ogo[f] goch). Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria 6. [6][7], There has been human activity and settlement in the area of the village since the Neolithic era (4000–2000 BC), with subsistence agriculture and fishing the most common occupations for much of its early history. Various elements have occasionally been translated differently, for example "the white pool among the hazel trees"[15] or "the cave of St Tysilio the Red".[16]. [27], The name was submitted to Guinness World Records as the longest word to appear in a published cryptic crossword, having been used by compiler Roger Squires in 1979. The coolest London events from our partners. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Borrowed from Welsh Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. How cool is that? The street lies at the southern end of Colliergate.

Britain is stuffed with rude place names, the whole place is pure filth. So, we're declaring this London's longest street name, unless you know better. "Gate" derives from the Norse word "gatta" meaning street. [26] The most popular attraction is the Llanfairpwll railway station that features the plate with the full name of the village.