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Old 07-11-2010, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Texas
Nacogdoches
Cut and Shoot
Gunbarrel City

Louisiana
Natitoches

Washington
Two Mile
Ten Mile

Oregon
Sixes

British Columbia, Canada
Kamloops
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Old 07-12-2010, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Humansville, MO (makes you wonder who else might want to live there!)
Port Royal, KY (in a landlocked state)
Ho Ho Kus, NJ
Intercourse, PA
Organ, NM
Mongo, IN
Bogue Chitto, MS
Chugwater, WY
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Old 07-29-2010, 11:05 PM
 
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Robin Hood, approx 130 km south east of Melbourne on highway 1,,,Australia
WaterLoo ( on same highway.)
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Old 07-30-2010, 08:22 AM
 
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There is also a Waterloo, Alabama...and I expect more in other states as well.

Little America, WY. Used to be a truck stop...now a small town.

Rugby, TN. Was one of those "utopian societies" in the late 1800's that a bunch of Englishmen tried to set up. Didn't last, but it is an interesting town now with some interesting architecture.
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Old 07-30-2010, 08:25 AM
 
Location: The City
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Some strange names and oddly they are mostly where the Amish live

Some of my favorites

Bird-in-hand
Blue Ball
Intercourse
Climax
Virginville

J.R. Briggs Weird (but true) Pennsylvania town names Attempting to behold the miracle long enough without falling asleep
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:00 AM
 
Location: A Land Not So Far Away
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What still sticks out in my mind is French Lick, Indiana. It's still a very tense name. Second on my list is Zzyzx, California.
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:02 AM
 
Location: The City
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What still sticks out in my mind is French Lick, Indiana. It's still a very tense name. Second on my list is Zzyzx, California.

Most famous resident Bird


But thoughts of him always bring this image to me

http://dimemag.com/2009/11/dr-j-larry-bird-fight/
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Old 03-06-2011, 09:50 AM
 
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i live in manasses west virgina and about in hour away there is this town call dumbfries
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Old 03-06-2011, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Carrboro and Concord, NC
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North Carolina: Lizard Lick, Nag's Head, Blowing Rock, Meat Camp, Kill Devil Hills, Duck, Tobaccoville, Hookerton, Pumpkin Center, Bat Cave, Soul City, Seven Devils, Bald Head Island
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Old 03-06-2011, 01:10 PM
 
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A few more to add to Tennessee...some towns, some spots on the road.

Nankipoo
Wartburg
Sunbright
Howenwald
Culleoka
Frankewing
Atoka
Gruetli-Laager
Ooltewah
Vonore

plus a medium sized town with Tullahoma.

There are also a number of interesting local pronunciations....

Fayetteville = Fed'vul
Shelbyville = Sheb'vul (amazingly some are able to contract this from 3 syllables to 1, by not even pronouncing the 'b')
Maryville = Mare-ih'vul or Mare'vul (mare, like a female horse, or sometimes murr...shortening it to 2 syllables)
*in fact 'vul is a common pronunciation for any town ending in ville...but not always. Less common with larger cities.
Milan = My-lun
Lafayette = Luh-FAY-et
Pall Mall = Pell Mell
Santa Fe = Santa Fee

There are more...but I've always found these to be the most fun.
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