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post #11 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 10:31 AM
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post #12 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 11:12 AM
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Boring, OR is probably the one that gets the most attention here. Another favorite of mine is Halfway, OR. Halfway to what or where?

Like Washington we have a lot of indian names that sound funny but I don't consider them funny by themselves. I do get a good laugh listening to outsiders trying to pronounce them. Heck, most outside of the PNW can't even pronounce Oregon right.
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post #13 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 11:26 AM
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Cape Dissapointment in WA is one that makes me chuckle every time. More WA cities: Concrete, Forks, Battle Ground, Index, Lapush, Skookumchuck, and.... Walla Walla.
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post #14 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 12:08 PM
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Only one I can think about is Breakneck Ridge Rd..I just hope gps never takes me that way lol
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post #15 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 12:45 PM
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Cumberland Bay, NB
Community Punch Bowl, Alberta
Crotch Lake, Ontario
Happyland, Ontario
Seven Sisters, Mb
Red Sucker Lake, Mb
Aachikaayusaakaasich Portage, Quebec
Ha! Ha!, Baie des, Quebec
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post #16 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 01:00 PM
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I used to live in Happyville Rd in Youngstown,Fl which is just west of Wewahitchka, Fl.

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post #17 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 01:09 PM
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post #18 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 01:29 PM
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In Alberta we have, that always makes me chuckle:

Twatinaw
Hairy Hills
Balzac
Westward Ho

Newfoundland:
Conception Bay
Blow Me Down


Nova Scotia:
Ecum Secum (EEE-kum-SEE-kum)

PEI has Crapuad

Onatrio has a Eden and Fuitland

Finger, Mantioba (ha, so fitting! LOL)

And in Montana we passed Athol.

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post #19 of 32 Old 04-22-2013, 02:39 PM
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Bacon, Texas
Elmo, Texas
Kickapoo, Texas (I pass this one when going to the OK border quite often!)
Knott, Texas (its not Texas! Hahaha)
Frognot, Texas
Gobblers Crossing, AL
Rash, AL
Goobertown, AR
BraSwell, GA
Butts, GA

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post #20 of 32 Old 04-23-2013, 05:59 PM
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The only ones I can think of of the top of my head are:
Weed, CA
Rough and Ready, CA
Paradise, CA

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