This ‘University Challenge’ contestant’s glorious name sent the Internet wild




LONDON — Another episode of University Challenge, another legendary contestant who manages to single-handedly send Twitter into a frenzy.

We’ve had the student who wore a vest, the woman studying “sphincter preservation”, and even that guy who was scared by the sound of the buzzer, but now it’s time for all of them to step to one side because there’s a new player in town.

Yep, that’s right: Monday night’s episode of the BBC Two quiz show saw the return of Barto Joly de Lotbiniere, a.k.a the University of York student whose name is so spectacularly long it barely fits onto the placard in front of him. Read more…

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Introducing PR University, your gateway to career growth


Learn more about the membership that gives communicators access to the training they need—for a fraction of the cost.

By Ragan Staff | Posted: November 6, 2015

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