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Most embarrassing city name

  1. Aug 16, 2004 #1

    BobG

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    Having just completed another crosscountry tour (finally recovered the vehicle I had to leave behind on my last trip :frown: ), I became interested in the different city names along the way.

    What do you think is the most embarrassing city name?

    My nominations are:

    Cleveland, Ohio (named after Moses Cleaveland) :uhh:

    Buffalo, New York (Buffalo is French for 'beautiful river' !?) :confused:
     
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  3. Aug 16, 2004 #2

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    That's an easy one: Intercourse, PA. What do I win?
     
  4. Aug 16, 2004 #3
    Sexton City, TX.

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  5. Aug 16, 2004 #4

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    And of course, Intercourse is just down the road from Blue Ball, PA.

    - Warren
     
  6. Aug 16, 2004 #5

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    there's actually a small village in Norway called Homo.
    (a common slang word for a gay man..)
     
  7. Aug 16, 2004 #6
    Intercourse, PA and Fuc*ing, Austria would both be strong candidates.
     
  8. Aug 16, 2004 #7

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    If you include little towns, there's Stinking Creek, TN ; Suckerville, ME; Dirty Butter Creek, OK; Assawoman, VA; Shi*ten Creek, OR; Bumpass, VA; Hell, MI; Bungletown, VA; Stupid Creek, Bastard Creek & Idiot Creek, OR; Booby Island, MD; Athol, MA; Mianus, CT; Nuttsville, VA; Smallwood, NY,MD,PA,SC; Bottom, NC; Climax, GA, NC; Crotch Camp Brook, ME; Accident, Crappo & Boring, MD; .... :tongue2:

    However, I think Australian town names are the BEST !

    and there's Muff, Ireland :biggrin:
     
  9. Aug 16, 2004 #8

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    Going bigger : I da Ho :rofl:
     
  10. Aug 16, 2004 #9
    Bhutan sounds a bit funny and when you think Switzerland it is Yoddling. :rofl: Joking. :biggrin:

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  11. Aug 16, 2004 #10
    wtf

    Man what the **** is wrong with the people who live in these places?! :grumpy:
     
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    Evo

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    Cut n' Shoot, Texas
     
  14. Aug 16, 2004 #13
    If I remember right, Larry Bird was from French Lick, IN.
     
  15. Aug 16, 2004 #14

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    Anyone ever see that old black and white movie called "Molly Be Damned" where the whole town went around mispronouncing their city's name and living in poverty because they were all too ignorant to know what molybdenum was?
     
  16. Aug 16, 2004 #15
    I live in a small settlement in Louisiana just outside of Indian Village, it's called Jane's Whore.
     
  17. Aug 16, 2004 #16

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    A little south west of my home in Asheboro, NC is a little town called Erect. A little past that is one called Ophir.
     
  18. Aug 16, 2004 #17
    Dildo Run, Newfoundland
     
  19. Aug 16, 2004 #18
    There's a place called "Condom" in France. It's a shame I didn't get a pic of the sign for it when I was there!
     
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  20. Aug 16, 2004 #19

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    There is a place in the US called Mianus, cos the Jackass crew went there.

    Two towns near Kidderminster - Lickey End
    - Suckely Hills

    A town near Wolverhampton - Sh*ttlehope (sh*t-all-hope lol)
     
  21. Aug 16, 2004 #20

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    Of course, there's the famous fork in the road between the nearby towns of Weed and College, unsurprisingly here in the state of California:

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    - Warren
     
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