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By it's just a name - / Thursday 10 January 2013 05:53 / Canada
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My favourite was one in upstate NY called Devil's Den Road. I'd have lived there. We have bizarre enough place names up here that we don't need weird road names (but we have them anyway). Would you like to live in Chibougamau? How about Abitibi-Témiscamingue? Or on the shores of lovely lake Memphrémagog? St. Clet? St. Chrystostome? (A lot of them are French variations on Native names, they're still a bit strange. And they'd dig up the most obscure names for saints to use, too).

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In my town there are two off roads that intersect called Pelican Drive and Seagull Rd. Obviously named after the ancient rivalry between king Pelicanos and and King Seagullos in the ancient times.

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Meh. It's not that weird compared to some road names I've heard. Heck, I used to live in a town that has a "Slaughterhouse Lane", "Murdering Creek Road", and "Butt Street", and once went on vacation near a place called "Stinking Beach". And near my current home is a crematorium on "Killers Road"...which I hope wasn't intentional. o.O

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My Dad used to be a trucker, and in the 90's he drove a truck with a CB radio in it. Since most Quebec truckers don't speak English (or if they do, they have some trouble understanding a Southern accent over the radio), Dad spent a lot of time redirecting lost Americans, including a guy from Tennessee who was driving around for an hour and a half looking for 'Pee Noof'. Dad told him "Look for Pie, Roman numeral nine, IX. Pie IX. I can't believe they told you the French pronunciation but did

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There's a street here in NY named 'hiscock'. Most people don't know it exists unless you live around here because people constantly steal the street sign and the city doesn't bother putting then up anymore.

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There's a road near where I live called Jackass Lane. Narrowest, steepest, windiest road you'll ever drive down, so it deserves it's name. There's also a place called Pratt's Bottom I used to drive through to get to school.

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#87 I live in houston too, and I had never heard of that. But sure enough there's a: This way, that way, my way, which way, right way, same way, any way, and straight way, all in the same subdivision! not even joking..

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My Uncle in Louisiana lives on a street named Hooker Hole Road, he says it's about a famous fishing spot....doesn't stop people from stealing the sign.

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The FML is that OP thinks it's a stupid reason not to buy the house, but this does mean that she "respected" his concern, even if she doesn't agree: they're not buying it.

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Duckie Mtn Creek. That's sort of unfortunate but unforgettable. Side note, I heard a lot of those things are just ways to steal info. What questions does your bank ask when you need to reset a password? Ta Da! (Before you get excited, identity thieves, I'm broke as shit.)

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Little Foot Cornell ...Ok, maybe the second pet will be better: Ms. Piggy Cornell ...Nope, let's try third pet: Goldie Cornell ...That's it, I'm not allowed to name pets, anymore.

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Huh. Somehow, "Peaches 100 East" doesn't sound too catchy. I guess that's why Mormon's don't make good strippers - Utah's street names are decidedly un-sexy.

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