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Thursday, February 20, 2014

The longest city name in the world is "Krung thep mahanakhon bovorn ratanakosin mahintharayutthaya mahadilok pop noparatratchathani burirom udomratchanivetmahasathan amornpiman avatarnsathit sakkathattiyavisnukarmprasit" --it's a "poetic" name for Bangkok, Thailand. Many people abbreviate it to "Krung Thep," or "City of Angels."

~ taken from The Weather Network's website ~

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JANISMKW 2/20/2014 10:25PM

    Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubuna
gungamaugg, in Webster, Massachusetts is probably the longest place name in the U. S. In an Algonquian language, and is said to mean, "Fishing Place at the Boundaries -- Neutral Meeting Grounds"

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FUSIONFITNESS3 2/20/2014 9:37PM

    Interesting bit of information.

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 2/20/2014 1:15PM

    Thanks for sharing. I'll never be able to pronounce it, however it sounds much prettier than Los Angeles... also city of angels.
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_LINDA 2/20/2014 9:44AM

    Never knew that for sure! Pronouncing it would be an interesting challenge!

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MARYJOANNA 2/20/2014 7:39AM

  Very interesting!

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RIDLEYRIDER 2/20/2014 7:27AM

  Try fitting that into those tiny boxes on forms! emoticon

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DMEYER4 2/20/2014 6:44AM

  thanks for the knowledge. have a great day

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