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Do you know of a ridiculously-named town or city?

 
 
Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:06 am
Toad Suck, Arkansas is my favorite. What could they have been thinking?
http://i62.tinypic.com/2i92t7r.jpg
 
djjd62
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:21 am
@Banana Breath,
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f2/DildoNewfoundland.jpg/220px-DildoNewfoundland.jpg

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dildo,_Newfoundland_and_Labrador
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timur
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:23 am
Austria:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-lAlAD-g5vdg/TzXHZ8SP2jI/AAAAAAAAYK8/uS6F16rSKvs/s1600/*******+Austria+girl+sign.jpg
carloslebaron
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:36 am
@timur,
Those signs can be fake, just manipulated using Photoshop.

Banana Breath
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:48 am
@carloslebaron,
They can be, but they're not. Search google maps if you like.
chai2
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:51 am
@carloslebaron,
carloslebaron wrote:

Those signs can be fake, just manipulated using Photoshop.




Except that it's easy enough to google those places and see that they are quite real.

chai2
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:52 am
@Banana Breath,
Banana Breath wrote:

They can be, but they're not. Search google maps if you like.



HA!

Beat me to it.
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timur
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 10:12 am
@chai2,
UK:

http://www.oddee.com/_media/imgs/articles/a327_c1.jpg
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Linkat
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 11:18 am
@Banana Breath,
there is a whole slew of them in PA in Amish country...

•Balltown
•Blue Ball
•Intercourse
•Virginville
•Climax
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Lordyaswas
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 11:23 am
http://able2know.org/topic/58448-1
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lmur
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 01:26 pm
A couple from Ireland.
Hackballscross in County Louth.
Muff in County Donegal. It's located on the banks of the River Foyle and joyously has a Diving Club.
eurocelticyankee
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 01:31 pm
@lmur,
http://www.funfactz.com/images/facts/muff-town.jpg

http://www.muffdivingclub.ie/
lmur
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 01:55 pm
@eurocelticyankee,
Very Happy That missing 'L' probably ended up on the rear windscreen of someone's car.
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izzythepush
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 06:17 pm
http://www.cupofcoffee.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/shitterton123.jpg
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Banana Breath
 
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Reply Tue 18 Nov, 2014 09:37 pm
@Banana Breath,
Bitchfield, Lincolnshire, England
http://i57.tinypic.com/34ru9uv.jpg
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 19 Nov, 2014 03:27 am
You might find this transcript of an NPR program interesting. Its title refers to Monkey's Eyebrow, Kentucky, but there are several more interesting town names in the piece:

Click Here
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 19 Nov, 2014 03:30 am
Oh, OK . . . here's an image . . .

http://myoldkentuckyroadtrip.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/monkeys-eyebrow.jpg
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 19 Nov, 2014 03:31 am
https://p.gr-assets.com/540x540/fit/hostedimages/1380364141/715716.jpg
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 19 Nov, 2014 03:32 am
http://travel.usnews.com/images/articles/145/Peculiar_City_Limit_Sign.jpg
Lordyaswas
 
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Reply Wed 19 Nov, 2014 04:58 am
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2486/3689221975_7102b58ce6.jpg


And not far away is.......


http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5055/5461891125_05fa07408a_m.jpg


Folk legend has it that a local newspaper once had the brilliant opportunity to go with the headline "Ugley woman marries Nasty man".
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