10 Scottish place names that confuse visitors

3. Crossmyloof
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Not particularly hard to pronounce (Cross-ma-loof) the confusion comes here from where the origin of the name lies, and there are many theories, one of the more popular is that the word ‘loof’ is said to be an archaic form of palm.

4. Ae
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Another entry in Dumfries and Galloway is Ae, which is pronounced ‘Aye’, and is said to be the shortest place name in the UK.

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