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        04-24-2013, 02:41 AM
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    Bad Axe, hehehe.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...oryId=11326864
         
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        04-24-2013, 08:28 AM
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    Not just cities or towns but also some city/town parts and islands included:

    Kärpänen (=Fly)
    Kottero (=One of Finnish nicknames for a word 'car')
    Paskasaari (=Island of ****, the less nicey name for poopoo)
    Saari (=Island, just pure island. That was name of one previous town, now joined with another town)
    Perähörkkölä (=could be translated as 'Backwoods')
    Eno (=Uncle, from mom's side)
    Luumäki (=Hill of bones)
    Kauhajoki (=River of a shovel)
    Karkkila (=Candyville)
    Maksamaa (=Land of liver)
    Virrat (=Steams)
    Joutseno (=Swan + letter o)
         
        04-24-2013, 10:11 AM
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    Intercourse, PA
         
        04-24-2013, 10:18 AM
      #24
    Weanling
    In MO we have

    Cuba
    Gumbo
    Peculiar
    Grubville
    Knob Lick
         
        04-24-2013, 10:47 AM
      #25
    Green Broke
    Ding Dong, Tx

    Cut and Shoot, Tx
         
        04-24-2013, 10:57 AM
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    How could I forget my kid's favorite, Effingham, IN.
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        04-24-2013, 01:29 PM
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    There is also Mexico Missouri, Farmchic!

    I had lunch with my grandma in Cuba Mo.
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        04-24-2013, 02:50 PM
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    Ear Falls Ontario
         
        04-24-2013, 03:25 PM
      #29
    Trained
    Oh geez, some of these are hilarious!! Perverted founders!

    We have some doozies, gotta love hillbillies:
    Toad Suck
    Purdy
    Bald Knob
    Pearidge (pee ridge is what we laugh about)
    Flippin
    Gassville
    Leachville
    Yellville
    Smackover
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        04-24-2013, 06:13 PM
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    Weanling
    Gas City, IN. We were always scared for our lives when my dad went through there.
         

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