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Old 07-28-2010, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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In the Weird Street Names thread, illeagle said "Stringfellow" would make a great name for his cat.

Which got me to wondering.... what other Virginia places would make great names for a pet?

I used to have a cat named "Hamilton" (because that's where he was found) but I always thought I should have named him after "Backlick Road" since that's what he was always doing...
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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When my dog had puppies we named them Ashburn, Sterling, McLean, and Aldie. McLean was the one that always ended up getting in trouble and I used to say "it figures, that's where my brother lives and he always get in trouble too."
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Good names for a dog:

Arlington
Fairfax
Loudoun
Reston
Rosslyn
Vienna



Not so good names for a dog:

Falls Church (can you picture yourself saying "Falls Church, you bad puppy!" or "Catch the ball, Falls Church"?)
Front Royal
Occoquan
Annandale
Route Seven
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Oh, I thought of two more: Winchester and Potomac would make great names for a dog.
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:58 PM
 
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I think Clarendon would be a good cat name.
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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I think Clarendon would be a good cat name.
Yes! But Ballston would not be good for a male cat that's been neutered.
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Old 07-28-2010, 01:00 PM
 
Location: NC
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Culpeper. Especially if it's a Labrador Retriever and you call for it in a classic Southern Gentleman voice:
"CulllllPEP-AH! Come heah, now!"
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Old 07-28-2010, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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Beltway would be a good name for a Hamster who goes round and round in his wheel.
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Old 07-28-2010, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Northern Virginia
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Huntington would be a cute name for a male pet. Fairlington would be a good one too
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Old 07-28-2010, 01:53 PM
 
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Yes! But Ballston would not be good for a male cat that's been neutered.
Nice!
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