The sign outside a train station in LlanfairpReuters

British meteorologist Liam Dutton's tongue is far from tied.

That became clear after a video of him delivering a live weather report went viral thanks to Dutton's flawless pronunciation of "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob-wllllantysiliogogogoch."

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The tiny village's name is so daunting, it's often shortened to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll.


The name reportedly came about for promotional purposes in the 1860s. With 58 characters it is the longest place name in Europe and the second longest official one-word place name in the world, according to Wikipedia.

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