Tuesday, August 21, 2007

One of the longest place names in the world
From: Suryia Narayanan @ HP (chennai)

• Taumatawhakatangihangak oauauotamateaturipukaka pikimaungahoronukupokaiwhe nua kitanatahu (85 letters)
The Mäori name of a hill in New Zealand, it translates "The place where Tamatea, the man with big knees, who slid, climbed, and swallowed mountains, known as land-eater, played on the flute to his loved one." >>> More



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