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10:24 UK time, Thursday, 23 April 2009

"Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg" - the corrected spelling for the place with the longest name in the US

For years, signs pointing to the lake in Webster, Massachusetts, have carried a misplaced "o" at letter 20 where a "u" should be, and an "h" at letter 38 which should be an "n" - but all 17 "g" were present and correct. Now the local newspaper has unearthed the correct spelling, and the signs are to be changed.
More details (Daily Telegraph)

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