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Old 06-08-2008, 11:41 PM
 
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Manly Street
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Old 06-09-2008, 11:29 AM
 
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Milwaukee:

Teutonia Avenue (pronounced Tie TONE e uh)
Burleigh St. (pronounced BUR lye)
Kinnikinnik Avenue (prounced like it's spelled, but locals call it KK)

St. Paul:

Cretin Ave. (pronounced just like the word, but actually named after the archdiocese's firsh archbishop, a French-Canadian)

Minneapolis:

Wayzata Blvd. (pronounced Wy ZETTA)
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Old 06-09-2008, 06:22 PM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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I spotted one in Dallas: Lakawana Street. It's in West Dallas.
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Old 06-09-2008, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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I spotted one in Dallas: Lakawana Street. It's in West Dallas.
Must have been named by someone in Lackawana Co, PA. Apparently they changed the spelling a bit.
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:55 PM
 
Location: ITP
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Some of the funnier names here in Metro Atlanta:
  • Beaver Ruin Road
  • Big Shanty Road
  • Peachtree Industrial Road
  • Peachtree Battle Road
  • Snapfinger Road
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Old 06-10-2008, 01:12 AM
 
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Milwaukee:

Teutonia Avenue (pronounced Tie TONE e uh)
Burleigh St. (pronounced BUR lye)
Kinnikinnik Avenue (prounced like it's spelled, but locals call it KK)

St. Paul:

Cretin Ave. (pronounced just like the word, but actually named after the archdiocese's firsh archbishop, a French-Canadian)

Minneapolis:

Wayzata Blvd. (pronounced Wy ZETTA)
Lol Kinnikinnik was a type of thing Native Americans smoked in a book we read in school.
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Old 06-10-2008, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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Pittsburgh (Beltzhoover area):
Climax Street
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Old 06-10-2008, 07:46 AM
 
Location: Here... for now
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In a small town in Massachusetts, there was a Free Street. Not so funny, eh? Well, the next street over was "South" Free Street. Again, not so funny. Not until you saw the actual signs...

Free Street
So Free Street


Well, I thought it was cute. Sadly, the last time I was in Massachusetts, I noticed they'd enlarged the So Free sign so it could actually say South Free. Not so funny, but probably better for directions .
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Old 06-10-2008, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Chariton, Iowa
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The most embarrassing street in Iowa City:

B'Jaysville Ln. (link goes to Google Maps for proof...)
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Old 06-10-2008, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Seattle, WA; St. Croix, USVI
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Five Forks Trickum Rd
Beaver Ruin Rd
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