Friday, June 01, 2007

Worst Town Names in the World

Catholicgauze's hometown is named after a village massacred by Indians. I cannot complain however because the name is innocent enough.

Other towns are not so lucky. has a list of the twenty-two worst town names in the world (obviously for the English-speaking mind). Among the unlucky few are Hookersville, West Virginia; Looneyville, Texas; and Fucking, Austria.


Jude said...

Those are pretty bad. Makes me happy to be from Rifle, Colorado, a center for mule deer hunting on the western slope.

Anonymous said...

I was born in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, which has its share of iffy place names. One example is Dildo, Trinity Bay, which used to be the centre of the whaling industry back in the day. Other names, less racy, are Joe Batt's Arm, Heart's Delight, Heart's Content, and the large watery areas of Conception, Trinity, and St. Mary's Bays -- yes, there are a lot of Catholics in Newfoundland!