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(Oxford University Press)   Not news: Scientists discover a new bacterium. News: They sequence its genome, and name it after the Welsh town where it was found. Fark: Yes. *That* Welsh town   (academic.oup.com) divider line
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2020-10-23 3:26:03 AM  
Liam Dutton nails pronouncing Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
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This one?
 
2020-10-23 5:44:50 AM  
The team that discovered it was led by Dr. Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.
 
2020-10-23 5:49:07 AM  
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2020-10-23 5:51:01 AM  
I saw this drop earlier and wondered about the name.  Didn't look into it at the time nice to know where it came from at least.
 
2020-10-23 6:06:40 AM  
Llanfair?

*reads article*

Ha! Llanfair!
 
2020-10-23 6:24:39 AM  
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2020-10-23 6:31:45 AM  
Half the towns in Wales should have their name changed to "cat like typing detected."
 
2020-10-23 6:48:50 AM  
Foreign names are difficult to pronounce - Once lost my passport coming back from Las Vegas on a layover in Salt Lake city. Had to make a police report so I could fly to New York to pickup a new one. After spelling my long Finnish name to the officer started on my address Äteritsiputeritsipuolilautatsi​jänkä (well not exactly that but within thousand miles) when my friend came in that Airline called - they had found my passport. I think both me and the officer were very happy to end the conversation there.
 
2020-10-23 8:41:01 AM  

FlameDuck: Foreign names are difficult to pronounce - Once lost my passport coming back from Las Vegas on a layover in Salt Lake city. Had to make a police report so I could fly to New York to pickup a new one. After spelling my long Finnish name to the officer started on my address Äteritsiputeritsipuolilautatsi​jänkä (well not exactly that but within thousand miles) when my friend came in that Airline called - they had found my passport. I think both me and the officer were very happy to end the conversation there.


I actually like the sounds and feelings of foreign words.   I'm not so much interested in understanding the languages themselves as the sounds in them, and they way they are constructed.   Inuit and Nahuatl are a couple of my favorites.   I like Nahuatl because it's got that 'tl' construction in a lot of words:  Atlatl, Xocolatl, Coyotl, Tomatl, etc.   You may recognize those words (Chocolate, coyote, tomato are English words with Nahuatl roots).

Inuit and other far-northern North American indigenous languages have their own unique sounds.   You have to admit, that it's fun to say words like Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, etc.
 
2020-10-23 10:48:29 AM  

ModernLuddite: The team that discovered it was led by Dr. Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.


Who?
 
2020-10-23 11:28:37 AM  

Mithiwithi: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/fHxO0Udp​oxM?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3​A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsap​i=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&​widgetid=1]
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I love the announcer's smug smile when he finishes pronouncing the name... like "yeah, what muthafarka?! Come at me bro!!"
 
2020-10-23 2:30:10 PM  
Fkkn trolled by microbiologists.  Awesome!

Just be grateful it wasn't something in your food.
 
2020-10-24 2:00:27 AM  

jayfurr: ModernLuddite: The team that discovered it was led by Dr. Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.

Who?


Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.
 
2020-10-24 3:14:24 PM  

ModernLuddite: jayfurr: ModernLuddite: The team that discovered it was led by Dr. Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.

Who?

Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern-schplenden-schlitter-crasscren​bon-fried-digger-dingle-dangle-dongle-​dungle-burstein-von-knacker-thrasher-a​pple-banger-horowitz-ticolensic-grande​r-knotty-spelltinkle-grandlich-grumble​meyer-spelterwasser-kurstlich-himbleei​sen-bahnwagen-gutenabend-bitte-ein-nür​nburger-bratwustle-gerspurten-mitzweim​ache-luber-hundsfut-gumberaber-shönend​anker-kalbsfleisch-mittler-aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.


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