Place names that you hate

Glen Parva
Ansty

milton keynes

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I think I might have been pronouncing Ely wrong, so that.

Must profess a slight annoyance for when southern types on the telly pronounce Salford as it’s spelled rather than how its actually and correctly pronounced.

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Bootle

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i also hate this

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Grimsby
Scunthorpe - even apart from containing the word cunt

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Fjuckby

also Fittja

Cleethorpes too

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Greenwich Village, the East Village (misnomers)

Boreum Hill, Cobble Hill (neologisms and misnomers)

Bed-Stuyvesent (he was a slave trader, I learned from some graffiti this morning)

the bit of Williamsburg that people call ‘Bushwick’ which isn’t actually in Bushwick

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Scunthorpe

i lived in ansty for the first year of my life

AMA

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Sorry to hear that

part 1

BROADWOODWIDGER - fucking hate this, sounds like an Eton boy’s chode
Polperro - sounds like a shit that’s stuck in a bottle
Heckmondwike - ugh idk too many Ks it’s aggressive
Cholmondeley - it’s pronounced fucking Chumley, raze it to the ground
Gosport - makes me think of the guy in the WoW episode of South Park who has no life. i think his name would be Gosport.
Lympne - put a fucking vowel between the P and N you dickheads
Sturry - sounds like a really uptight bit of slurry
Sixpenny Handley - this sounds like a character from Downton Abbey
FOULNESS ISLAND - do i need to elaborate

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i think they had a giant toy place where you could take your old toys and get money off the toys you wanted to buy. i got a plastic bag full of audio tapes. have you been there?

Rutland

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cirencester

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part 2
Corpusty - sounds like an abscess
Little Snoring - so twee
Pudding Norton - fucking grow up
Clenchwarton - this sounds painful
Nether Poppleton - arse zits
Poulton-le-Fylde - sounds like a fancy costume for trying to avoid the black death (and failing)
BLUBBERHOUSES - :face_vomiting:

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Upper and Lower Slaughter. Neither look like the type of place where there’d be any slaughtering.

Leicester is full of em.

Groby, Oadby, Blaby

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