Saturday, April 24, 2010

Rude Toponymy, Four

The actual location for that Buncombe County waterway named "Shit Britches Creek" remains a mystery to me. But I won't leave this subject without a whirlwind tour of a few more oddly named places in North America.

Loveladies, New Jersey
Hooker, Oklahoma
Hooker Hole, Louisiana
Romance, Arkansas
Horneytown, North Carolina
French Lick, Indiana
Sweet Lips, Tennessee
Fanny, West Virginia
Busti, New York
Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania
Big Beaver, Pennsylvania
Butts, Georgia
Buttzville, New Jersey
Dicktown, New Jersey
Erect, North Carolina
New Erection, Virginia
Dickshooter, Idaho
Intercourse, Pennsylvania
Loving, New Mexico
Climax, Georgia
Conception, Missouri
Fidelity, Missouri

Bigfoot, Texas
Blow Me Down, Newfoundland, Canada
Bonanza, Colorado
Celebration, FL
Chicken, Alaska
Climax, Michigan
Crackpot, England
Crotch Lake, Ontario, Canada
Cut and Shoot, Texas, USA
Deadhorse, Alaska, USA
Dildo, Newfoundland, Canada
Ding Dong, Texas, USA
Earth, Texas, USA
Egypt, Texas, USA
F**king, Austria
French Lick, Indiana, USA
Frostproof, Florida, USA
Gun Barrel City, Texas, Oregon
Happy, Texas
Hell, Michigan
Holy Moses, Colorado
Hot Coffee, Mississippi
Humansville, Missouri
Hygiene, Colorado
Intercourse, Pennsylvania
Jot 'em Down, Texas
Knockemstiff, Ohio
Last Chance, Colorado
Looneyville, Texas
Mary's Igloo, Alaska
Monkey's Eyebrow, Arizona
Nameless, Texas
Needmore, Texas
Ninety-Six, South Carolina
North Pole, Alaska
Nothing, Arizona
Notrees, Texas
Okay, Oklahoma
Santa Claus, Indiana
Shorter, Alabama
Smackover, Arkansas
Sopchoppy, Florida
Study Butte, Texas
Toad Suck, Arkansas
Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico
Two Egg, Florida
Valentine, Texas
Vulcan, Alberta, Canada
Waterproof, Louisiana
Why, Arizona

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