Tom Scott

Hill Hill Hill Hill, debunked, debunked

Torpenhow Hill, in the Lake District in the north-west of England, is the only place in the world whose name has the same word four different times. That’s the story, anyway. The truth is a bit more complex.

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The Debunking of Torpenhow Hill:
Etymology from the Oxford English Dictionary (requires an academic or pay-for login)
CNN story about Wanaka Tree:
Torpenhow Hill on Google Maps, and the Street View image nearby:,-3.2522896,14z/

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