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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Top 10 wackiest streetnames

Apparently there was a competition for the wackiest streetnames. Here are the winners, and please remember that those are actual streets: The complete top 10 list included:

10. Tater Peeler Road in Lebanon, Texas

9. The intersection of Count and Basie in Richmond, Va.

8. Shades of Death Road in Warren County, N.J.

7. Unexpected Road in Buena, N.J.

6. Bucket of Blood Street in Holbrook, Ariz.

5. The intersection of Clinton and Fidelity in Houston Hehehehe

4. The intersection of Lonesome and Hardup in Albany, Ga.

3. Farfrompoopen Road in Tennessee (the only road up to Constipation Ridge)

2. Divorce Court in Heather Highlands, Pa.

1. Psycho Path in Traverse City, Mich.

City Planners must be very bored at their jobs.


At 2/25/2006 07:20:00 AM, Blogger Louise said...

I a city where I used to live there's a corner called Rusholme and Avenue P. The locals affectionately call it Rush Home and Pee.

At 2/25/2006 07:55:00 AM, Blogger gatorbait said...

Hickory, Dickory ,Dock , Mouse and Clock Avenues and Streets in Harahan, LA .

At 2/25/2006 11:18:00 AM, Blogger ArmyArtilleryWife said...

Not a road--but I once saw a babyhead cemetery. My husband had fun making up the story behind that one.

At 2/25/2006 02:15:00 PM, Blogger patrick said...

In Champaign, Illinois, my car broke down at the intersection of Church Street and State Street.

At 2/25/2006 05:40:00 PM, Blogger yochanan said...

chicago has a Weed st. which gets stolen

At 2/25/2006 08:14:00 PM, Anonymous islamophobic James said...

IN springfield virginia(close to washington D.C.) there is a road called backlick road...city planners arent bored they are just running out of good names when they start to name roads backlick!

At 2/25/2006 11:06:00 PM, Blogger Kender said...

In Rosemead, California, the welfare office used to be located on Easy St.

At 2/25/2006 11:28:00 PM, Blogger elengil said...

how did Cow Shit Lane not make this list??! No, seriously. I forget what town, but it's in England.

At 2/25/2006 11:36:00 PM, Blogger Twosret said...

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At 2/25/2006 11:39:00 PM, Blogger Twosret said...

I recall this street called Assawoman drive, Ocean City Maryland :)

I would like to start my own list of city names in the US and yeah those are actual cities in the US.

1- Truth or Consequence, New Mexico

2- Cut and shoot, Texas

3- Licking, Missouri

Anyone feels like adding to this list please feel free to do so :)

At 2/26/2006 02:42:00 AM, Blogger The Sandmonkey said...

two, I think I passed through Licking Missouri once. It was either that or licker street. I don;t remember but there was a lick involved!

cut and shoot would be an awesome street to live on. No one would dare mess with anyone who lives on cut and shoot.

At 2/26/2006 03:45:00 AM, Anonymous Markus said...

Some names from my collection:

Butt Hole Road (Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, UK)
(Residents are complaining that people poses for pictures outside their houses, many of them with their trousers dropped)
69 Lazy Lane – Adress of an police station in Southington, Connecticut
In Germany: Michael Schuhmacher, Ferrariweg

At 2/26/2006 04:01:00 AM, Anonymous Markus said...

Fucking’ – A small village in Austria
(http://lustich.de/lustich/bilderdb-bilder-2-7.html - Fucking - Please, not so fast!)
Please do not misunderstand the last sentence - it's an advice for car drivers to drive slowly)

At 2/26/2006 05:40:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

There was recent news story out of Columbia, Maryland, US, that the people who lived on what had originally been named "Satinwood" drive had been the victims of a typographic error at the County offices, so that the name became "Satanwood." It is now being corrected, after 25 years.....


At 2/28/2006 06:14:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

In January I spent a week in New Orleans gutting houses. Here's a pic of the last one I worked on:


At 3/03/2006 04:35:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

AP's Los Angeles office made the error of placing Farfrompoopen Road in Tennessee rather than in Arkansas in reporting the story. Now if you Google Farfrompoopen Road, there about about 80,000 entries. I did not look at all of them, but a lot of them that I saw perpetuated the error.

If you look at Mitsubishi's Web site, you will see that Farfrompoopen Road, which came in third, is in Story, Ark. On second thought, it's too bad it did not come in No. 2.

At 3/03/2006 04:37:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A lake neat Webster, Wis., is Boner Lake (pronounced Bonner). The road sign kept getting stolen. Now the new sign says: Bonner Lake Road.


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