Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch - Page 2




 
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Boots
 
April 6th, 2005  
MontyB
 
 
Well in the New Zealand case my understanding is that the name comes from and action within Maori mythology therefore it is more a description with the spaces between words removed rather than a singlw word with a meaning.
April 6th, 2005  
behemoth79
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xion

And finally the daddy of all names..

Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayuttha yamahadilokphopnopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniw esmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavi sanukamprasit
... means city of angels
in Thailand which is a whopping 163 characters long ,However whilst
the New Zealand place name is recognised by the Guiness Book of Record, the Thailand name is not.
Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayuttha yamahadilokphopnopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniw esmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavi sanukamprasit = Los Angeles ?
April 6th, 2005  
WarMachine
 
 
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the New Zealand place name is recognised by the Guiness Book of Record, the Thailand name is not
probably because the thai alphabet uses less characters than the welsh language, the name here is phonetic, so i guess it doesn't count
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Boots
April 12th, 2005  
>*CrAzY*<
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by behemoth79
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xion

And finally the daddy of all names..

Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayuttha yamahadilokphopnopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniw esmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavi sanukamprasit
... means city of angels
in Thailand which is a whopping 163 characters long ,However whilst
the New Zealand place name is recognised by the Guiness Book of Record, the Thailand name is not.
Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayuttha yamahadilokphopnopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniw esmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavi sanukamprasit = Los Angeles ?
That is so a reason to move to Los Angeles so that you can write that sucker in the city blank.
April 13th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 
Only primitive people use long words to describe such short and simple ideas

j/k
April 13th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
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Only primitive people use long words to describe such short and simple ideas
How antidisestablishmentarianistic of you.