The list of places provided below includes funny, absurd, weird, wacky, and zany names from all over the United States and Canada. The only state not represented is Hawaii (could not translate the places from Hawaiian). Some fun/sarcastic commentary is also provided. Hope everyone enjoys the list; there are many more yet to come in future editions of Fun Friday.
Smut Eye, Alabama – that’ll teach y’all for reading dirty magazines between NCAA Football Championships.
Tuba City, Arizona
Gin City, Arkansas
Paradox, Colorado – probably named for two doctors – think about it. : )
Honeypot, Connecticut – Winnie the Pooh’s new hometown.
Pepper, Delaware – is there a doctor there?
Pirate Harbor, Florida
Ivy Log, Georgia
Atomic City, Idaho – where everyone has a radiant personality.
Bone Gap, Illinois
Gnaw Bone, Indiana – probably why there is a gap in the bone in Illinois.
Mediapolis, Iowa – and you thought the networks were based in New York City.
Gross, Kansas – the chamber of commerce has a lot of work ahead of it to overcome this name.
Rabbit Hash, Kentucky – sorry, I prefer hash browns.
Happy Jack, Louisiana – well, at least one person is happy there.
Coburn Gore, Maine
Scientists Cliffs, Maryland – where they publish Cliff Notes for physics, chemistry, and biology.
West Chop, Massachusetts
Hell, Michigan – it’s frozen over right now.
Tie Plant, Mississippi
Fairdealing, Missouri – show me!
Lame Deer, Montana – “Lame Name” would have been funnier.
Republican City, Nebraska – hey, where’s Progressive Acres, Democratown, and Tea Party Pooperville?
Searchlight, Nevada – actually, this is a rather appropriate name in Nevada.
Suncook, New Hampshire – didn’t know it got so hot there.
Loveladies, New Jersey
Elephant Butte, New Mexico – this one cracks me up (pun intended).
Neversink, New York – second choice for the name of the Titanic.
Old Trap, North Carolina
Cannon Ball, North Dakota
Pyro, Ohio – some how this name seems appropriate for “Thee State of Ohio” and it’s not too far from Torch.
Boggy Depot, Oklahoma
Good Intent, Pennsylvania
Common Fence Point, Rhode Island
Ashepoo, South Carolina – where Winnie the Pooh used to live.
Cactus Flat, South Dakota
Bugscuffle, Tennessee – what we do when mosquitoes and black flies are swirling around our head.
Old Dime Box, Texas
Mexican Hat, Utah – might have been easier to just name it Sombrero.
Modest Town, Virginia – gee whiz, how conceited can you get?
Humptulips, Washington – tempting, but no comment.
Left Hand, West Virginia – wonder if they know what the right hand is doing?
Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
Jay Em, Wyoming
Medicine Hat, Alberta – this is actually a very nice city that I visited in 2005 (largest place of all on the list).
Spuzzum, British Columbia
Overflowing River, Manitoba – can’t say they did not warn you.
Five Fingers, New Brunswick
Heart’s Content, Newfoundland and Labrador
Old Barns, Nova Scotia
Morehead Finch, Ontario – sounds like a place right out of an English novel.
Skinners Pond, Prince Edward Island