Stratford Tony in Wiltshire. Sounds positively spivvy.
Place names that are funny
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Puddledub in Fife. Especially when you learn that a 'dub' is Scots for puddle.
There's a small area in Kent called Cold Blow.
A village near me is called Longfield - not a particularly interesting name on its own, but there's a house there with the name 'Longknob'.
There's a Badger's Bottom in Dorset. And nearby is Upper Badger's Bottom.
"A village near me is called Longfield..” I used to drink in the ‘Green Man’ at Longfield, before it was bought by one of those ‘Beefeater’ chains. Happy memories.
Speke in Liverpool gave rise to the ancient joke:
“Is this bus going to Speke?”
“I’ve been driving it 15 years and it’s never said anything to me."
I live down the road from Little Spunkytwatterfield.
There was a village called ‘clitoris’ but it was never shown on any maps.
Every time we go the back route into Salisbury either my daughter or I act out variations of the following in a cockney villian voice:
"I loved that Darleen, we called 'er the Dartford Warbler. She broke my 'eart so I broke 'er legs. I 'ad to. I'm Stratford Tony"
Warming Posset in Lincolnshire.
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