Shitterton, Dorset, England
Horneytown, North Carolina
Toad Suck, Arkansas
Whiskey Dick Mountain, Washington
Cockup, Cumbria, England
Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
Wetwang, Yorkshire, England
Thong, Kent, England
Titty Hill, Sussex, England
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand
Cockburn, Western Australia
* Three Way (AZ)
* Bald Knob (AR)
* Gay Meadows (AL)
* Fort Dick (CA)
* Gaylordsville (CT)
* Fluffy Landing (FL)
* Hooker Point (FL)
* Climax (GA)
* Ball Club (MN)
* Climax Springs (MO)
* Licking (MO)
* Dicktown (NJ)
* Horneytown (NC)
* Lizard Lick (NC)
* Pussy Creek (OH)
* Fertility (PA)
* Scotrun & Puseyville (both PA)
* Lick Creek (TN)
* Sweet Lips (TN)
* Nipple (UT)
* Virgin (UT)
* Threeway (VA)
The Worst City Names in the World
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1. Cockburn, Western Australia
Although this name is often pronounced "Coburn" by those who stand to lose from its awfulness, who
actually reads that when they see this word? Oh, how it burns.
2. Twatt, Orkney, Shetland Islands, Scotland
The Shetland Islands, pronounced "Sh[i]tland Islands" by the locals. Oh the pride...
3. Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand
Locals call this hill in Hawke's Bay "Taumata" because... Well. Just because.
4. Muff, Ireland
They have a town called Muff. Har har har.
5. Looneyville, Texas, United States
Little Looneyville was named for storekeeper John Looney in the early 1870s. But who gives a sh[i]t. This
is a hilarious name for a town in the state that brought us Dallas, the Bush Twins and Waco. How awkward must that be when you go to college? "Hey guys, my name's Johnny and I'm from Looneyville!"
6. Titty Hill, Sussex, England
Falling squarely into the extensive Stupid Place Names From England category, Titty Hill is probably
located just north of...
7. Thong, Kent, England
Which actually is south-east of...
8. Gravesend, Kent, England
Oh, come on, England. Graves End? What a nasty, depressing little name. You could have at least gone all
the way with this one and called it Corpse Feet.
9. Wetwang, Yorkshire... yep! England again!
Okay, so I'll cut England some slack. It's an old country. You know, if the United States is Google, then
England is IBM. Their country is older than freakin dirt. They can't be blamed for having names that sound
funny in 2007. But this is kind of ridiculous. Wetwang? I'm surprised they don't have towns called Squishy
Vagina or Infected Scrotum.
10. Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
If I were mayor of Spread Eagle, I'd be making diplomatic advances towards the city leaders over in
Wetwang to form a Sister-City relationship. Or maybe more of a Platonic-Friends-City relationship. After
that, we'd just take thing slow and see what happened.
11. Bald Knob, Arkansas, United States
Well, I guess it's better than Hairy Knob. I assume England already has that one covered.
12. Cockup, Cumbria, England
Cumbria is a county in the very north-west of England. What the backwoods of Alabama are to America is
what Cumbria is to Britain. They talk funny up there. Thus, it isn't thoroughly surprising that they have a
town called Cockup. What do you call someone from this place? A Cockupper? Cockupeleite?
13. Whiskey Dick Mountain, Washington State, United States
As hard as America tries, it can't compete with Britain's high standards. This was a good effort, though.
Well done, Washington.
14. Hookersville, West Virginia
Undoubtedly named before "hooker" meant "prostitute who picks men up on street corners," Hookersville
combines two crimes of place-naming. One, a dirty sounding adjective (they couldn't have chosen
"Pleasant"? "Sunny"? "Happy"?) And two, they added "ville" to the end of the town's name. Affixing
"ville" to the end of a town's name is like dressing your silly little dog in a cardigan and letting him carry his
leash around in his mouth. It just makes the poor animal look stupid.
15. Hell, Michigan, United States
The people in this town at least seem to have a good sense of humor about their home's unfortunate name.
Although, I'm sure there's some midwestern idiots in Hell who get all offended and defensive when the
town shows up on lists like this. I'm looking forward to reading their insightful emails and comments.
16. Toad Suck, Arkansas, United States
So that's what they do down in the big AR.
17. Middelfart, Denmark
I guess it's not so funny to them, but how do we know that "Seattle" doesn't mean "Big Fat Stinking Turd"
in Danish? That's right, we don't. And it probably does.
18. Horneytown, North Carolina, United States
Its proximity to Hookersville, West Virginia is no coincidence. I also assume that, like Hookersville, the
naming of Horneytown took place before "horney" meant "aching for a hot piece of ass" with an extra "e".
But I'm starting to wonder why, pride and tradition aside, the townspeople in these little places never saw
it fit to change their homes' names? Do they enjoy being ridiculed by the entire English-speaking world?
19. Shitterton, Dorset, England
I wonder if they bleep out the first part of Shitterton's name if it's mentioned on the Disney Channel?
20. Disappointment, Kentucky, United States
Le sigh. Never mind. You live in a small town in Kentucky. At least it was appropriately named.
21. Fu[c]king, Austria
The idiots who live in Fu[c]king, Austria had a vote in 2004 to determine whether or not they should
change the town's name, and you know what they did? They voted against it, preferring instead to put up
with international ridicule, numerous stolen road-signs and horrific Google results.
22. Last but not least: Whakapapa
Why is this the worst place name in the world? In Maori, the native language of New Zealand, the "wh"
sound is pronounced "f". Say it aloud in your office and see what happens.