Talk:Places with unusual names

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Developing this article[edit]

Imagine if we could have this one as FTT someday :D But in that case the article sure needs more to it than just a list of places. I'm wondering what more we should add to the article, I already created an Understand and a Respect section. Perhaps a Buy section with notable souvenirs from places with unusual names? ϒpsilon (talk) 16:57, 11 August 2017 (UTC)

I know that "I love Intercourse" hats are popular among visitors to Lancaster County, and apparently you can get bumper stickers in Llanfair PG and "Hell freezes over" postcards in Hell (Norway). I'm also reminded of the "I ❤️ BJ" shirts you can buy in Beijing, although that doesn't quite fit this article. I think at least postcards and these kinds of playful joke-y souvenirs would be worth mentioning. —Granger (talk · contribs) 11:17, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Bland, Australia[edit]

I know that Dull and Boring have an established town twinning and also hold "Dull & Boring days" but has Bland joined in on the fun? Hobbitschuster (talk) 17:11, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

I looked in the internet and found this:

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-scotland-40751601/dull-pairs-with-boring-and-welcomes-bland Griffindd (talk) 13:45, 13 August 2017 (UTC)

Should we add names that are funny in the local language?[edit]

I know some of those are based on being funny in English (and not necessarily anything out of the ordinary for locals) but what about place names that are funny in the local language or unusual for locals? Weidmannsgesees (Waidmann = old word for hunter Gesäß = "polite" term for the lower backside) anybody? Hobbitschuster (talk) 15:10, 22 August 2017 (UTC)

Hunter's Buttocks? We usually prefer direct language to euphemism, to ensure the meaning is clear. K7L (talk) 15:26, 22 August 2017 (UTC)