Following on my English/Welsh theme, I find some aspects of the Welsh language confusing.
Living in Wales I appreciate their history and culture but why is the name Jones the most popular surname when there is no J in the Welsh language?
Perhaps Jones came from John.
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 58-63
Current location (optional) rhos on sea, north wales
Not sure spellcheck works on this site, Alec. I think, however, it would have had an infarction.
I see 76% of Llanfair residents speak Welsh - the others have a bugger of a time telling cab drivers where to go. Probably wish they lived in Old Sodbury or Blubberhouses
Just for a bit of fun, have a look at www.fun-with-words.com/longest_place_names.html
Having lived in NZ for a long time, I can struggle through the Maori one with great difficulty,IF I have written in front of me. I have Kiwi friends who can rattle it off without any problems. It used to be a real party piece.I wouldn't know how to try the Thai one. Cheers.
Welsh is easy if you break it down. As Paul Edwards
stated long words look confusing but his just means the local station.
I tell the Welsh that in Yorkshire speak bidet means flannel. They have little sense of humour.