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Old 02-28-2009, 07:40 PM
 
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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
Okay...I have to say, Peachtree Battle is a reference to the Battle of Peachtree Creek. Not so funny really...

In Atlanta there is also:

Luckie Street
Krog Street
Best Friend Road
Bobby Brown Parkway (even though it is named for U.S. naval officer Bobby Brown)

and my favorite:

Flickr: Search (http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=atlanta+funny+streets&m=text - broken link)
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:19 PM
 
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Big Lick Road
Frog Pond Road

Both in NC
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:45 PM
 
Location: USA
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Shreveport's Stoner Ave. Yeah, there's plenty of weed among its denizens, but probbly more crack than anything.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Baton Rouge
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In Baton Rouge:

Anselmo Lane
Summa Avenue (sue-mah)
Dalrymple Drive
Spanish Town Road
Hoo Shoo Too Road (WHO-shuh-two)
Tiger Bend Road

In New Orleans:

Chef Menteur Highway
Elysian Fields Avenue
Michoud Boulevard (ME-shoe)
Power Boulevard
Barataria Boulevard
Tchoupitoulas Street
Burmaster Street
Salcedo Street
Fleur de Lis Drive (Floor duh LEE)
Marconi Drive
Peoples Avenue
Almonaster Avenue
Urquhart Street (I'm not even quite sure of how to say it!)
Rocheblave Street
Corondelet Street
the list goes on...
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Old 02-28-2009, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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Some in NYC that I've saw:

Weed Ave. Staten Island

Yellowstone Blvd. Queens ( it just sounds funny )

Utopia Parkway. Queens

Kosciuszko St. Brooklyn.

Avenue of the Americas. Manhattan ( eh.. just call it 6th Ave.)

But my fav gotta be in NJ: Shades of Death Rd. ( I don't wanna find out why it's called that...)
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Rome, Georgia
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Rome, Georgia

Dude Street
Abbey Road
Shorter Avenue(One of the longer ones)
Crackerneck road

There is an intersection of Robin Hood, and LittleJohn.
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Old 02-28-2009, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Denver via Austin
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In Lubbock, there is an intersection at 69th and Bangor (they pronounce it bang-'er). The signs were stolen so much that the city decided to paint the names on the curb.
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Old 03-01-2009, 01:05 AM
 
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Madison, WI:
Fish Hatchery Road


There's an old Chicago joke that asks, "What are the three streets in Chicago that rhyme with vagina?"

Answer: Paulina, Melvina, and Lunt.
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Old 03-01-2009, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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Farmham ave.

Weird
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Old 03-01-2009, 09:57 AM
 
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Originally Posted by MetroBTR View Post
In Baton Rouge:

Anselmo Lane
Summa Avenue (sue-mah)
Dalrymple Drive
Spanish Town Road
Hoo Shoo Too Road (WHO-shuh-two)
Tiger Bend Road

In New Orleans:

Chef Menteur Highway
Elysian Fields Avenue
Michoud Boulevard (ME-shoe)
Power Boulevard
Barataria Boulevard
Tchoupitoulas Street
Burmaster Street
Salcedo Street
Fleur de Lis Drive (Floor duh LEE)
Marconi Drive
Peoples Avenue
Almonaster Avenue
Urquhart Street (I'm not even quite sure of how to say it!)
Rocheblave Street
Corondelet Street
the list goes on...
Sounds like French names amuse you!
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