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By John Pawlak
Having been in Blue Ball, my wife and I soon found ourselves passing through Intercourse. Naturally, we ended up in Paradise. Okay, if you've ever visited Amish country in Pennsylvania, you know that those are towns in the area. Much like when we found ourselves driving through Dog Face, California, we've always been amused at the amusing and often questionable names given to towns around the country. By the way, Hatchechubbee is not Robin's exclamation for dicing up a fat man. It's a small town in Alabama (population 564).
For a state with a city called Truth or Consequences, New Mexico should be well acquainted with odd sounding city names. But outside names like Elephant Butte, Pie Town, Hard Luck Crossing, or Weed, N.M. can't hold a candle to some of the bizarre names given to towns across the nation.
For example, our country has Toad Suck (Ark.), Boogertown (N.C.), Bushyhead (Okla.), Lizard Lick (N.C.), Possum Grape (Ark.) and Goosepimple Junction (Va.). There's even a Timbuktoo (Calif.) and a Kalamazoo (Mich.)
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