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April 21, 2009

How could they tell?

Lake With 45-Letter Name Has Spelling Errors

WEBSTER, Mass. -- Officials have agreed to correct spelling errors in road signs pointing to a central Massachusetts lake with a 45-letter name.

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster has one of the world's longest place names. It's been spelled many different ways over the years. Some locals have given up and simply call it Lake Webster.

Posted by joke du jour at April 21, 2009 06:14 PM

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