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Dear Messrs McWhirter
Re: Longest Placename in the UK (page 102, 20th edition GBR)
Llanfair P G has only 51 letters, not 58, as both "ll" and "ch" count for only one letter each in the Welsh alphabet.
Many people are under the impression that the days when Encyclopaedia Britannica could get away with the entry:
are gone forever.
Yn eiddoch yn wir
Pól Ó Duibhir