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Beaver Lick! The friendly town!

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by chelloveck, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    I was wandering through the webosphere....and found the following church sign.....


    at first I thought it a hoax, but there actually is a place called Beaver Lick in KY, USA.....

    Evidently they have a pizza parlour, as well as churches.....


    It may explain why every pizza tastes of anchovy ; )

    continuing on with the theme....

  2. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    You could find a slew of odd town names rather easily. How about Rabbit Hash, KY? Or Blue Ball, PA? (Gotta admit Beaver Lick is off the wall --)
  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    That last pic is hilarious!!!
  4. tulianr

    tulianr Don Quixote de la Monkey

    It's mainly outsiders that see the humor in oddly named towns or businesses. When I lived in England, there was a hairdresser's shop across the street from a popular pub that we frequented. The shop owner had his name blazoned across the front of his shop in two foot high letters - "PETER GOTTHARD." We Americans would always erupt in peals of laughter when we emerged from the pub, looking at "PETER GOTTHARD." The Brits would shake their heads and mutter that "Americans are so odd."
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  5. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

  6. cdnboy66

    cdnboy66 Monkey++

    soo......I guess you've never been to Climax.......in Saskatchewan
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  7. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    We have a Lizard Lick and a Tick Bite not to far from me here in rural NC.
  8. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    In Klamath Falls, OR there is an intersection of 2 streets, Hope and Climax. It is a L shaped road where one ends and the other starts.
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  9. tbf8170

    tbf8170 Monkey+

    In southeastern Michigan on I-75, exit 69 is for Big Beaver Road.
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  10. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    I never doubted you tbf! :D

    Some people must have a wicked sense of humour when they name towns, or that they can't see the unintended consequences of applying the name chosen.

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  11. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

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  12. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

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  13. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

  14. enloopious

    enloopious Rocket Surgeon

    Thats ALMOST as bad as engrish.com
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  15. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    Don't forget Intercourse, PA...just a little ways from Climax.
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  16. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Seldom Seen rd, is about 45 minutes from me. I have been there many times.
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  17. JABECmfg

    JABECmfg multi-useless Site Supporter

    That is hilarious... how do they not get that?

    Here in Missouri, we have towns named Knob Lick and Conception Junction. I've driven past Knob Lick a few times so I know it's there, but I still laugh every time...
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  18. Pop_45

    Pop_45 Monkey

    There is a tiny town in southern Ohio named Knocemstiff.
  19. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    And the Grand Teton's in English mean's ???
  20. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    You ask, and trying to convince us you come from the Gulf Coast? Gimme a break.
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