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Something fun - What is the most unusual, bizarre or humorous name of a town or

  1. Faith Reaper profile image87
    Faith Reaperposted 5 years ago

    Something fun - What is the most unusual, bizarre or humorous name of a town or city . . .?

    In the US or around the world, what is the most unusual, bizarre or humorous name of a town or city you have heard of, passed through or seen?

    I'll go first . . . HOPEULIKIT, GEORGIA

  2. Michele Travis profile image68
    Michele Travisposted 5 years ago

    Well since I live in Ohio   I will give you

    Knockemstiff, Ohio

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      hahahaha good one!  Thanks Michele.

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    kylesandersonposted 5 years ago

    I was thinking about "Unalaska, Alaska" or "Knob Lick, Missouri", but I think you win.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL Kyle, both are unusual and very funny!  Thanks for answering.

  4. freecampingaussie profile image63
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

    One from the country I am in now  -  Blowhard (Australia)
    From my country of birth !  -
    Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Wales).
    And one from the country I grew up in !
    Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu (New Zealand)

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      HAHAHAHAH  Now that is hilarious to say the least!!!   NO WAY on that Wales?????  HAHAHAHA  Good grief . . . . . New Zealand!!!!!!!

  5. mollymeadows profile image76
    mollymeadowsposted 5 years ago

    It's not a town or city, but there's a sign not far from where I live that shows the way to "Jot em down Road." I never pass that way without wishing I knew the story behind that one!

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL Molly, that would actually be a good story to know, no doubt.  Thanks for the answer.

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    paxwillposted 5 years ago

    In Canada, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, there's a city called Dildo.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dildo,_New … d_Labrador

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      OH MY GOODNESS!!!  LOL  That is too much.  Thanks for answering.  Wow, who would have thought?  The next question asked should be who is in charge of naming these cities, towns and streets?  LOL

  7. Say Yes To Life profile image80
    Say Yes To Lifeposted 5 years ago

    I once had a co-worker who came from Embarrass, Michigan.

    Billy Joel is from Hicksville, Long Island, a suburb of New York City.

    Tina Turner is from Nut Bush, Tennesee.

    There is also Boring, Oregon, which I pass on my way to snowboard camp.

    In my home state of Northern California, there's a sign on Hwy 5 with two arrows pointing in opposite directions.  One points to the town of College, the other points to the town of Weed.

    I currently live in Hawaii.  On the island of Oahu, there's a town called Nanakuli, which means, "To look at the knees".  The story behind that is, in the old days, whenever you met a stranger, you were supposed to invite him to your home for a meal.  Since the people in the area were poor, whenever they met a stranger, they'd look the other way and pretend he or she didn't exist.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      HAHAHAHA How very interesting on all, but to add the celebrities home town's is great!  Too funny on those two signs, wonder which one the college students take?  LOL  Yes, a lot of knee looking, as that would add up each time no doubt!  Thanks.

    2. Say Yes To Life profile image80
      Say Yes To Lifeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A couple more I should add: Elton John, who was bisexual for years before going totally homosexual, comes from Pinon Middlesex, England (pun unintended).

  8. Abluesfornina profile image68
    Abluesforninaposted 5 years ago

    Well, the guys have field day with Banger Maine and it cracks me up that they get such a kick out of it.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      HAHAHAH   I can understand why guys have a field day with that one no doubt!!!   Thanks for answering with the unusual name for a city.

    2. Say Yes To Life profile image80
      Say Yes To Lifeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Is Last Chance Inn there?  (Liquor in front, poker in rear).

  9. Globetrekkermel profile image76
    Globetrekkermelposted 5 years ago

    I live in northern California and there is this town not so far from us and it is called WEED.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, I bet it gets a lot of visitors just because . . . . well . . . LOL Begs the question once again, who is in charge of naming these towns, etc.?

      Thanks for answering and sharing here.  I appreciate it.

    2. Say Yes To Life profile image80
      Say Yes To Lifeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I ran out of room on the other page.  On Oahu, Koko Head Crater has a legend; to save Pele from getting raped by Kama-pua, Kapo removed her detachable vagina and threw it into the ocean to lure him away.  That became Koko Head.

  10. joyfuldesigns profile image56
    joyfuldesignsposted 5 years ago

    My former town was called Sedro Woolley, that was odd.  There is also a George Washington town.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ha.  Yes, that is odd no doubt!  Both are very unusual.  Thanks for answering.

    2. Say Yes To Life profile image80
      Say Yes To Lifeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I LOVE Sedro Woolley!  I used to cruise through there, when I lived in the Seattle area.

  11. RolyRetro profile image83
    RolyRetroposted 5 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/7432568_f260.jpg

    There are many hysterically funny placenames in the UK, but my personal favourite, one that always gets a laugh, is Sandy Balls in Hampshire.  You just couldn't make up a name like that.

    And no it's not near a nudist beach, although that would be even funnier.

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my goodness!!!  Yes, I believe you are right on this one no doubt!!!  LOL
      Thanks for the really hysterical one here.

  12. eelo profile image60
    eeloposted 5 years ago

    On the way up to Gay, MI, I usually drive through Spread Eagle, WI, which is also near Beaver!

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my, LOL, I believe you are pulling my leg on these here!  LOL too funny.  Thanks for answering and adding to the fun.

    2. eelo profile image60
      eeloposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A little leg-pulling might be required to navigate Spread Eagle wink  j/k.  They're all real cities I travel through to get from Milwaukee to my favorite UP destinations.

    3. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, how VERY interesting there eelo!  I hope these real cities live up to their names -well, I guess.  LOL  Thanks for the additional response!

  13. kj force profile image69
    kj forceposted 5 years ago

    Taintsville..Florida... in a rural area, just outside of Oviedo Florida...apprx 20 residents..

    1. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Good one.  Makes me think of that song, "Tainted Love."  How unusual for a town to be named such.

 
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