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#1707917 - 06/07/12 02:46 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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The Sovereign State Of Oklahom...
Dont even try to pronounce New Orleans unless you live there, cause you're gonna muck it up! smile
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#1707919 - 06/07/12 02:50 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... Bankbb1, PITA
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Cute Article

Some BOLers we know might wish to retire here: Gintown, GA.
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#1707935 - 06/07/12 03:23 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... Bankbb1, PITA
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Originally Posted By: Bankbb1, PITA
Dont even try to pronounce New Orleans unless you live there, cause you're gonna muck it up! smile


Is it Nawlins, New Orlins, New Orleens or New Orle-uns? wink
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#1707942 - 06/07/12 03:26 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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we have an Athens, Il pronounced AY-thens instead of like the greek city.
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#1707950 - 06/07/12 03:41 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Also Palestine, Texas, which if you say it like the place in the Middle East, you're gonna get some really funny looks. It's "pal-a-steen".
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#1707981 - 06/07/12 04:05 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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havent seen it mentioned yet from my fellow Illinois bankers.....Cornland, IL

got lost trying to go from our Buffalo Branch to Lincoln, ended up in Cornland

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#1707991 - 06/07/12 04:11 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... waldensouth
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Originally Posted By: waldensouth
Cute Article

Some BOLers we know might wish to retire here: Gintown, GA.


Even you, now, Walden? cry



laugh
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#1708019 - 06/07/12 04:32 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Intercourse, PA.... even funnier is that the first time I saw anything about it, I was also looking at a map and saw that it wasn't far from Mt. Joy, Mt. Pleasant, or Blueball!

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#1708024 - 06/07/12 04:34 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... waldensouth
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Originally Posted By: waldensouth
Cute Article

Some BOLers we know might wish to retire here: Gintown, GA.


::high ten, walden::

laugh laugh
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#1708030 - 06/07/12 04:37 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Cincinnati, OH
Eggnogg, Utah
Buttermilk, Kansas
Hot Coffee, Mississippi
Tribble, WV
Boring, OR
Dull, OH
Hooker Hole, LA

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#1708037 - 06/07/12 04:44 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Handsome Eddy, New York

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#1708041 - 06/07/12 04:49 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Not a town name, but saw a street sign once that was Dingleberry Ave.

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#1708064 - 06/07/12 05:25 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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I can't believe nobody has mentioned this one yet:

Elephant Butte, NM

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#1708076 - 06/07/12 05:44 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... DeeQ
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Originally Posted By: Deek
Originally Posted By: waldensouth
Cute Article

Some BOLers we know might wish to retire here: Gintown, GA.


Even you, now, Walden? cry




laugh


Did I name names? But look who responded...... shocked grin
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#1708077 - 06/07/12 05:48 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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LOL!
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#1708097 - 06/07/12 06:09 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... Bankbb1, PITA
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Originally Posted By: Bankbb1, PITA
In Florida Miami is My-am-ee

In Oklahoma Miami is My-am-uh
And yes we really to have Frogville
Also
on the east side of the state is Porter
on the west side of the state is Retrop


Don't forget Slapout, OK. Also Wayne, OK is just down the road from Payne, OK

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#1708139 - 06/07/12 06:58 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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..and a great little hometown, Hooker, OK, named for, er, nevermind
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#1708154 - 06/07/12 07:18 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Pulling people out of the ditc...
TJ?
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#1708170 - 06/07/12 07:39 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Further South than I wanna be.
Oh and they have Adair, OK pronounced A (long A) dair. Drives me nuts.
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#1708172 - 06/07/12 07:39 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Weed, CA (Yes, I did.)
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#1708179 - 06/07/12 07:43 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... CRAatBOK
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Originally Posted By: CRAatBOK
Oh and they have Adair, OK pronounced A (long A) dair. Drives me nuts.


How else are you supposed to say it?
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#1708186 - 06/07/12 07:55 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Pulling people out of the ditc...
A-dair

Uh-dair
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#1708189 - 06/07/12 07:57 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Oh.....no one (that i know) says uh-dair. That would sound odd to my ears.
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#1708190 - 06/07/12 07:58 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Pulling people out of the ditc...
of course, New Orleans is pronounced nawlins or nu orlins by those who live here...visitors usually prononce it New Orleens...
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#1708201 - 06/07/12 08:13 PM Re: 10 Funny Real Town Names... buggs
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Mexia, Texas (meh-HAY’-uh)
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