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        04-22-2013, 11:31 AM
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    Yearling
    Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump is a heritage site in AB
         
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        04-22-2013, 12:12 PM
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    Green Broke
    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.
         
        04-22-2013, 12:26 PM
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    Yearling
    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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        04-22-2013, 01:08 PM
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    Green Broke
    Only one I can think about is Breakneck Ridge Rd..I just hope gps never takes me that way lol
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        04-22-2013, 01:45 PM
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    Green Broke
    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
         
        04-22-2013, 02:00 PM
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    Green Broke
    I used to live in Happyville Rd in Youngstown,Fl which is just west of Wewahitchka, Fl.
         
        04-22-2013, 02:09 PM
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    Green Broke
    Climax, ND and Fertile, MN
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        04-22-2013, 02:29 PM
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    Trained
    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.
         
        04-22-2013, 03:39 PM
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    Teen Forum Moderator
    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
         
        04-23-2013, 06:59 PM
      #20
    Yearling
    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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