Whip-ma-whop-ma Gate York, UK
Whip ma whop ma gate York, street of historical interest. The shortest street in York with the longest name.
This used to be a site of York's pillory, a post criminals were tied to for humiluation and punishment, very much like the stocks.
The street used to be called Whitnourwhatnourgate, meaning "neither one thing, nor the other" in Anglo-Saxon.
Above text and photo by Molly Proctor
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