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Old 02-18-2008, 01:39 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Can you name some towns in your state and suburbs of your city, big or small that have funny sounding names ? I'll start off with Yeehaw Junction and Sopchoppy, Florida.
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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D-i-k-e, Ia (c-d sensors this lol)
Keosauqua, Ia
Beebeetown, Ia
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Southern NC
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Pumpkin Center, NC
Iron Station, NC
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Yakima, Washington
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Index, WA
Humptulips, WA
Walla Walla, WA (This is only funny because in the Philippines it means nothing nothing)
Monkeys Eyebrow, KY
Two Egg, FL
Lorida, Florida
Boring, OR
Normal, IL

I know this thread will be fun!
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:51 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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One only need to look at alot of Arizona's town names for a good laugh. Some of them are beyond bizarre! LOL

Here are some of my fave Arizona town names:

Chloride
Christmas
Cowlic
Dateland
Globe
Gu Vo
Happy Jack
Tortilla Flat
Bumblebee
Anthem
Surprise
Turkey Flat
Wikieup
Cornville
Oracle
Monkey's Eyebrow
Nothing
Show Low
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Vero Beach, FL
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Truth or Consequences, NM
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:17 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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two states I have lived that have odd town names are Maine and Michigan.

Maine:
Skowhegan
Damariscotta
Kenduskeag
Livermore Falls
Norridgewock
Ogunquit
Allagash
Eustis
Mattawamkeag
Passadumkeag


For Michigan there is:
Dowagiac
Escanaba
Inkster
Menominee
Tecumseh
Sault Ste. Marie
Au Gres
L'Anse
Manistique
Negaunee
Ontonagon
Sebewaing
Mackinaw City
Mackinac Island
Mesick
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Jamestown, ND
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Here are a couple from North Dakota-
Zap
Cando
Beach
Hoople
Gackle
Flasher
Max
Dickey
Osnabrock
Omemee
Bonetraill
Anamoose
Ayr
Absaraka
Bowbells
Churchs Ferry
Pettibone
Backoo
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:29 PM
 
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Cumming and Shake Rag, Ga....
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:41 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Steve-o View Post
One only need to look at alot of Arizona's town names for a good laugh. Some of them are beyond bizarre! LOL

Here are some of my fave Arizona town names:

Chloride
Christmas
Cowlic
Dateland
Globe
Gu Vo
Happy Jack
Tortilla Flat
Bumblebee
Anthem
Surprise
Turkey Flat
Wikieup
Cornville
Oracle
Monkey's Eyebrow
Nothing
Show Low
Monkey's Eyebrow? I love it!!!
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