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What Embarrassing Name Does your Hamlet/Town Have?


rdave13
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Couldn't help but smile at this article, Odd News.

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Quickbeam

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We had a local Butt Hole Road, but for some reason it was changed recently to Archers Way.

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Aitchbee

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QB - I suspect it was changed to Archers Way 'cos of all of the Long Bowmen who used to shoot their arrows from the nearby castle.

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Quickbeam

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What's that ticking sound in the background?

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BT

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I always thought Thong in Kent was a bit of an unfortunate place name

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Aitchbee

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I heard it too.

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canarieslover

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Many years ago when I was a keen cyclist the hall where the W.I. met was also used as an event H.Q. for time trial meetings. Of course there was a notice board up for the Ugeley W.I. which obviously was the subject of great mirth to the cyclists. Us young ones at the time were easily amused.

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interzone55

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How about Uncouth Road in Milnrow near Rochdale

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john bunyan

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I used to live, and serve in Dorset, which is rich in quirky names, the river "Piddle" and its villages etc. See

Dorset names of villages

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johndrew

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My father was born in Worcestershire lived much of his early life in Wyre Piddle, a very picturesque village. As children (born and living in Kent) we were taken there by him to visit but had to recount the trip at school; it did cause much giggling.

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