In Which Gail Provides a List of Silly UK Place Names . . . Because She Can (Parasol Protectorate Special Extras)

Silly Place Names of a UK-ish Nature

  • Pratts Bottom
  • Wetwang (East Yorkshire)
  • The Land of Green Ginger (Hull)
  • Drumahoe (Northern Ireland)
  • Bonkle (Lanarkshire Scotland)
  • Shop (Cornwall)
  • Half Way (btw Barnsley and Sheffield)
  • Nempnett Thrubwell (nr Bristol in South West England)
  • Giggleswick (Yorkshire)
  • Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobw (Anglesey, Wales)
  • Heckmondwike
  • Tooting Bec (nr London, southeast side)
  • Pity Me (Northumberand)
  • Cleckheaton (West Yorkshire)
  • Liversedge (West Yorkshire)
  • Upper Peeover (Midlands)
  • Lower Peeover (Midlands)
  • Stony Stratford (nr Milton Keynes?)
  • Little Wetum (nr Scarborough)
  • Mavis Enderby (Lincolnshire)
  • The Land of Nod (East Yorkshire)
  • Lucky Slap (Angus, outside Dundee)
  • Six Mile Bottom (nr Newmarket)

Gail’s Daily Dose
Your Tisane of Smart:
A great big massive parasol. (Thank you Terry.)
Your Writerly Tinctures:
Query Fail Culprit: Writing Mechanics.

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“Literature is all, or mostly, about sex.”
~ Anthony Burgess

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