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Massachusetts Admits to Errors in Lake's Name

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Posted By: The Booze at 11:42 am

21 Apr 2009



WEBSTER, Mass. – Officials have agreed to correct spelling errors in road signs pointing to a central Massachusetts lake with a 45-letter name. Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster has one of the world’s longest place names. It’s been spelled many different ways over the years. Some locals have given up and simply call it Lake Webster.


I have some possible explanations for how this lake was named…

Explanation #1

Squanto: “Hey man, what the hell are we gonna call this lake?”

Chief Little Dick: “I don’t know let’s just stick our heads under the water and yell shit”

Explanation #2

Secretary: “Mayor Menino, what should we name this lake?”

Menino: ”Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg”

Secretary: “…”

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