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15 Weird Town Names In America

No. 8 is hilarious!

Every town name is unique in its own way and is given based on different reasons. A town can be named from a person, inspired by mythology, or by fauna and flora species. Most of the time, these towns have sophisticated names that have a wonderful ring to it.

In some towns in the U.S., however, the names can get really weird, you’d have to wonder why they were ever named that way. Town names can also have an influence on tourism, but, apparently, these towns don’t seem to care if they’d be cashing in on tourists or not. Here are places in America that might consider changing their strange names.

#1. Dismal, Tennessee

Would you live or move to a town that has a depressing name as Dismal? It’s an actual location and you have to wonder how people are doing there.

#2. Hell, Michigan

It’s like telling someone “go to Hell,” and then realizing that Hell is actually a place in Michigan that anyone can go to. You also have to wonder why in the world would someone name a town Hell.

#3. Boring, Oregon City

Make your trip interesting by going to Boring! This town has a population of 7,762 residents, based in the 2010 census. But Boring, Oregon is not the only unusual town name with that meaning. There’s also Dull in Perthshire, Scotland and Bland in New South Wales, Australia.

#4. Why, Arizona

If you have so many “why” questions in life, Why, Arizona would be a good place to visit.

#5. Whynot, Mississippi

The perfect pair for Why, Arizona!

#6. Deadhorse, Alaska

When you think of the name, you can’t help but also think about the smell of this place. Would you consider moving in to a town with this unusual name?

#7. Peculiar, Missouri

If you have a penchant for all things peculiar, this town in Missouri is worth visiting.

#8. Boogertown, North Carolina

Hilarious name for a town – but it’s not officially a town. It’s just a populated area. Nevertheless, it’s still funny to think if you live in a place called Boogertown.

#9. Burnt Corn, Alabama

It makes you think of burnt popcorn in a microwave oven and its smell.

#10. Fleatown, Ohio

Let’s hope this town is not infested with fleas.

#11. Cheesequake, New Jersey

What on earth is a cheesequake? One can’t help but envision an avalanche of sweet treats. In that case, it could be heaven!

#12. Hooker, Oklahoma

Named after John “Hooker” Threlkeld, a local ox ranch foreman, this city in Texas County, Oklahoma definitely has an interesting name that might entice tourists to visit.

#13. Intercourse, Pennsylvania

If there’s Hooker, there’s Intercourse. It gets more interesting.

#14. Looneyville, Texas

The town is said to be named after John Looney, a storekeeper who was in charge of the town’s mail.

#15. No Name, CO

And when you can’t think of an unusual name for a town, you give it this name. People may have lacked the creativity to come up with a name, but you can’t deny it — No Name is actually catchy.

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6 Types Of Dog Owners You Come Across With In The Park

Which one are you?

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Raising dogs is not that easy. It requires patience and passion. It makes sense to get to know more about them so that you are aware of what you may be dealing with.

We all know there are different types of dog breeds. But I bet you didn’t know there are various kinds of dog owners, too? You might have encountered some of them already.

Check out the list below to find out which one are you.

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6 Illustrations Showing Why Wearing All Black Is Not Always A Good Idea

Wearing all black has its pros and cons.

Black is, without a doubt, one of the top favorite colors of every male and female on this planet. It is the easiest to match with other colors; anyone can pull it off, and it’s perfect for both genders. However, wearing all black is not always a good idea. It actually has its cons that will make you reconsider wearing the matchy-matchy ensemble.

Many believed that buying black outfits is such a great idea. The goal is to mix and match the items that you purchased over the years to make it into a couple of masterpieces. Unfortunately, there are different shades of black that would make your pieces look like two colors once you step out of your house.

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IHOP Changes Name to IHOB, Gets Savagely Trolled By Wendy’s and Other Restaurants

IHOP starts selling burgers and changes its name to IHOB. The plan immediately backfired!

Established way back 1958, we’ve all known the International House of Pancakes for, well obviously, its pancakes. The American restaurant chain has always promoted its brand as “home of all things breakfast and everything delicious” and, as it appears, they’re looking at expanding the “everything delicious” part of that promise.

Recently, IHOP made the bold move of rebranding itself as IHOb with the letter b standing for “burgers” – and everyone quickly took notice, In an official statement following the huge announcement, IHOP told its customers:

“We’re flippin’ from pancakes, pancakes, pancakes to burgers, burgers, burgers.”

While netizens had mixed reactions regarding the news, the competitors immediately began trolling IHOP and Twitter eventually exploded for the funny exchanges.

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