Place Names That Feel Like They've Not Been Spelled Quite Right

Standstead.

It should be Standstead.

Not Stanstead.

Whailhes

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Woostershire

Birminkham

Covent Garden - clearly should be Convent Garden

Marylebone - Marleybone

this is entirely based on what i thought they were called when i used to play Monopoly

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Bicester. Should be Bister.

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Aldeburgh

Like to joke that it’s Alan, Chris’s brother

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Towcester and Leicester should obviously just be Toaster and Lester.
Plymuff.

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cirencester

just get rid of the place altogether

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Chris?

Keighley.

Key-ley? Where the hell is that? Should be Keithley.

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Milngavie. Wtf is that all about?

:smiley:

seen you were replying and knew what it would be straight away

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bi-chester

North Berwick

Should be spelled North Berrick

Rhosllannerchrugog

:grin: just can’t get my head around it! I have to say it loads at work and I’m still not convinced it’s not just one big in joke.

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Does Guilford have a d in the middle? Surely it should? The ford where the guild meets, obviously.

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Haha! Yes it does: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildford

Oops!

Although it appears that there is a “Guilford” in Conneticut in the US.

So it’s not just me that’s spelling it wrong.