Have You Been Pronouncing These 20 British Place Names Incorrectly? [Infographic]

Great Britain’s history is filled with foreign invaders whose mark is forever left by the weird and wonderful place-names up and down the British Isles.

And, no matter how well you claim to understand local dialects or geographies, there will almost certainly be a few place names that you’ve been mispronouncing all along.

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  • William Cochrane
    Posted at 22:49h, 15 September Reply

    Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, Scotland: ❌ Strath-ave-en ✔︎ Stray-ven

    Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland:❌ Mill-en-gav-eh ✔︎ Mull-guy

  • Tom van den Bergh
    Posted at 17:02h, 16 September Reply

    Trottiscliffe? Meopham? Wrotham? Worcester? Quothquain? Sure you know how!

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