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Friday, 23 January 2009

How can one NOT snigger?

I am not going to repeat any of them here, but.... oh, all right, jut the one:


That is the name of an actual village in the UK.

Apparently, there is some officious, I mean, official move afoot to keep names open to lewd or disgusting interpretation off road signs. The NYTimes has the goods. (Or the bads.) You can read them there.

They're really not in a league with a well-known section of Pennsylvania we drove through on the B & B phase of our honeymoon.
But the British ones seem somehow, quaint. Or cute, like old people using kids' slang.

Oh, okay, just one more.

Pratts Bottom

1 comment:

Aristotle A. Esguerra said...

And let's not forget that famous little Austrian town...[censored for English-reading eyes]