We have the wierdest place names :)

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I was just looking up where a town was and spotted on the map a place called Great Snoring. I zoomed in a bit and found Little Snoring just down the road. :)):)):)):))
I drove past a sign for Great Fryup Dale once too.

Anyone else know of any more funny place names to keep us jolly as the weather gets colder.
 

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I once went past a place called Swinscoe, it was really odd as that was my maiden name.

Also there is a place called Bunny, not so far from here and honestly when you drive through at night lots of wild bunnies/hares jump out everywhere lol!

I have also seen this post many of times but not sure if the place really does exist or not. PMSL! :{

http://www.jagshouse.com/images/****t.jpg

Oh and when I was in Scotland with my auntie and uncle as a kid we drove through a road called B*****d lane lol!
 
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My last job involved driving to lots of villages in Northamptonshire and it always made me smile when I saw Shutlanger.
Just a funny name. lol
 

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When I was on holiday in Norfolk a couple of years ago I went past a lane called slutshole lane. Made me chuckle
 

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LOL

And for the not so inventive town namers I just found a town called Box
 

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I've always thought the local town of Ramsbottom had quite an odd name.. :))
There is Lower and UpperRamsbottom isn't there :x ?

I must be well travelled, I have been to Bare many times, also been to Wetwang delivering a guinea pig. My fave is Knocking, where the village shop is very famous as you can imagine. :(|)
 

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Six Mile bottom and Corpusty which I always think sounds like a particular horrible gurgling zit on the end of you nose! lol

When I lived in Kent I was near Pratts Bottom
 

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There is Lower and UpperRamsbottom isn't there :x ?

I must be well travelled, I have been to Bare many times, also been to Wetwang delivering a guinea pig. My fave is Knocking, where the village shop is very famous as you can imagine. :(|)

Blimey, how come you have been to Bare, is it when you have been out to the beach?
 

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My favourite is Long Itchington... and a little village by the Cotswolds called Fulready! Or a place by Althorp/Northampton named Nobottle.
 

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Ha ha these places are wonderful. Can't believe I didn't think of Wetwang though. I've been there loads. They have a scarecrow festival in the spring and the roads are lined with scarecrows.
 

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Ha ha these places are wonderful. Can't believe I didn't think of Wetwang though. I've been there loads. They have a scarecrow festival in the spring and the roads are lined with scarecrows.
Isn't it Wetwang that always has the celebrity Mayor? xx
 

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Blimey, how come you have been to Bare, is it when you have been out to the beach?

We had a caravan in Carnforth for many years, and just travelled around the area a lot. But yes, mostly as we came to the beach with the dog, or the market for one of the best bacon butties in the world. I used to love that cafe....everyone smoking INSIDE, and dogs allowed! ha ha, can you imagine that now. (I'm not a smoker, but just thought how funny/odd it was that everyone was lighting up!) ha. xx
 
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