Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster, Massachusetts, has the longest location name in the U.S. The 45-letter name is hard to spell and it’s even harder to pronounce.
We asked a few experts how to say Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, and here is how they pronounced the name:
Want to try to say it yourself? If you sound out each syllable, it’s a lot easier to pronounce. Just put the emphasis before each slash:
Still too hard? The 45-letter word is sometimes shortened to the more manageable Lake Chaubunagungamaug. Or you can just call it Webster Lake.