We interrupt our regular programming to bring you a treasure trove reblog of funny place names from the Orkney and Shetland Islands, c. Enjoy!
From the fascinating Strange Maps blog.
These two maps were produced by Steve Goldman. They show the place names in both groups of islands that he considers strange.
“I’ve loved place names on Orkney and Shetland since I was a kid. They are by turns surreal, beautiful, nonsensical, rude, and bizarre… There seems to be no consistency to them at all.”