World's Longest Advertising Words and Longest Place Names
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World's Longest Advertising Words and Longest Place Names

Check out the worldÂ’s longest ads words and place names.

What’s the longest name of a place that you can give? How about the longest coined word in an advertisement? Check out the world’s longest ads words and place names.

Longest Advertising Coinages

1.) The world’s longest coined advertisement word is the 100-letter “Lipsmackinthirstquenchinacetastinmotivatingoodbuzzincooltalkinhighwalkinfastlivinevergivincoolfizzin”. It was used by Pepsi’s advertising agency in 1973 for TV and film advertising.

2.) The 71-letter word

“Twoallbeefpattiesspecialsaucelettucecheesepicklesonionsonasesameseedbun” made of several words was used in 1975 as advertising jingle by McDonald’s Restaurant to describe the ‘Big Mac’ sandwich.

Longest Place Names

1.) Longest Place Name in the World/Non English-speaking Country

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The ceremonial name of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, holds the record for the longest place name in the world. The complete name of this city is “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit”.

In English, it means “The city of angels, the great city, the eternal jewel city, the impregnable city of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and built by Vishnukarma”.

2.) Longest Place Name in an English-speaking Country

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The 85-letter Maori word

“Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu” is the longest officially recognized place name in an English-speaking country. It is a hill in New Zealand.

3.) Longest Place Name in Canada

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The longest place name in Canada is “United Townships of Dysart, Bruton, Clyde, Dudley, Eyre, Guilford, Harburn, Harcourt and Havelock”. This township in Ontario contains 68 letters.

4.) Longest Station Sign/Longest Town Name

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The 51 letter station sign at “Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch” in North Wales is the famous name of a town on Anglesey, an island of Wales. The official name of the place is Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, commonly abbreviated to Llanfairpwll.

5.) Longest Place Name in the US

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“Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg” is the longest place name in the United States. It contains 45 letters and means “Fishing Place at the Boundaries – Neutral Meeting Grounds”.

6.) Longest Place Name in Australia

“Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya”, a Pitjantjatjara word is the longest official geographical name in Australia. It contains 26 lettersand means “where the Devil urinates”.

7.) Longest Place name in Ireland

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The longest English place name in Ireland is “Muckanaghederdauhaulia”. It contains 22 letters which means “pig-marsh between two saltwater inlets”. It is located in County Galway. The next longest is the 19 letter name of a town in County Wicklow called “Newtownmountkennedy”.

See also

*English Words with Unique Plural Forms

*Lost and Found Myths of Two Most Used Hand Gestures and a Popular Word

*100 Different Body Parts and Related Things with Their Corresponding Medical terms

*World’s Longest English Sentences and Longest English Words

*The Longest Words From Around the World

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Comments (2)

Congrats for ranking#1 Sir Nobert, stumbled too.

What fun! My husband and I saw the station sign in N. Wales a few years back and took pictures. Several that we could get the whole name photographed! I love this article. Very interesting and fun. Thanks for the great research work. Voting it up!