Category Archives: funny place names

Chicken Alaska, Doesn’t that Sound Delicious? Revisited.

Greetings Funny Names Fans! Today I’m celebrating a milestone—five years of contributing to this wonderful blog. So what better way to celebrate than revisit my first post on the BoFN. Without further ado, take it away Fannie of five yester-years … Continue reading

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Mayor Maximus Mighty-Dog Mueller II & His Powerful Friends

On a recent visit to the lovely mountain town of Idyllwild, CA, I came to a delightful discovery about the identity of the town’s mayor. He was identified in a flyer as the friendly sounding Mayor Max. Turns out the mayor … Continue reading

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Bob Barker, You’re the Next Contestant on the Name is Right . . .

Before Drew Carey, before Wayne Brady, before Pat Sajak, even before Alex Trebek, there was a game show host who towered above them all—Bob Barker—and not just because he stands over six feet tall. . .but that probably helps in … Continue reading

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Frankenstein, Missouri

In the velvet darkness of the blackest night Burning bright, there’s a guiding star No matter what or who you are. There’s a light over at Frankenstein, MO There’s a light–betcha didn’t even know There’s a light, light in the … Continue reading

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