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Postby annie » 24 May 2016, 09:26

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Re: Funny place names

Postby wendy » 24 May 2016, 09:43

However do they come up with the names in the first place.
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Re: Funny place names

Postby maureenho » 24 May 2016, 14:59

They name me laugh these name places, there's one on there that we have in Norwich....Hooker Rd.
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Re: Funny place names

Postby chenrezig » 03 Jun 2016, 18:52

Don't I know it Mo, I don't live too far from there lol

There is a road called Manby Road close to it -it is named after George Manby who developed the "Manby Rocket" which was the fore-runner of the Breeches Bouy -supposed to have saved nearly 1000 lives while it was used, he also invented the first pressurised fire extinguisher ..

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_William_Manby
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Re: Funny place names

Postby Rosalind » 04 Jun 2016, 00:09

Wonder who thinks these names up do877
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