Quiz: Can You Pronounce London Place Names Correctly?

How do you pronounce ‘Marylebone’?

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Do you know how to pronounce ‘Holborn’?

Hint: It’s not written phonetically.

In fact – many London place names are written somewhat imaginatively, causing many natives and newcomers alike to conduct the occasional Londoner faux pas. Think: saying ‘Marylebone’ as if it has five syllables.

From the common suspects over to a few more sneaky ones – take the quiz below and put your London place names knowledge to the test. You’ll be surprised with what you get!

Don’t forget, you’re only allowed to live there if you pronounce these correctly.

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Agree? Disagree? How do you pronounce your favourite London spots? Let us know in the comments!

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