Friday, July 6, 2007

22 worst named places in the world

22. Cockburn, Western Australia
21. Twatt, Orkney, Shetland Islands, Scotland
20. Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand
19. Muff, Ireland
18. Looneyville, Texas, United States
17. Titty Hill, Sussex, England
16. Thong, Kent, England
15. Gravesend, Kent, England
14. Wetwang, Yorkshire... yep! England again!
13. Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
12. Bald Knob, Arkansas, United States
11. Cockup, Cumbria, England
10. Whiskey Dick Mountain, Washington State, United States
9. Hookersville, West Virginia
8. Hell, Michigan, United States
7. Toad Suck, Arkansas, United States
6. Middelfart, Denmark
5. Horneytown, North Carolina, United States
4. Shitterton, Dorset, England
3. Disappointment, Kentucky, United States
2. Fucking, Austria
1. Whakapapa – Why is this the worst place name in the world? In Maori, the native language of New Zealand, the "wh" sound is pronounced "f". Say it aloud in your office and see what happens.

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