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Ominous Sounding Frontier Town Names


As part of our Frontier Towns series, the following list of town names might make you want to think twice before moving there or living there. Some of the names are famous, while others are infamous. All of them are … Continue reading

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Your community is a ghost town when…


The fifth of these satirical postings –  you know your community is a ghost town when… Nobody is reading this. “Thing” waves hello as you arrive and goodbye as you depart. No one leaves town, they only depart. No one, … Continue reading

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