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Unusual Place Names


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There are many places in the United Kingdom which have odd names.

For example, there are towns named Dull, Idle and Nasty.

(Dull means boring, idle means lazy, and nasty means unfriendly.)

Other interesting British town names include Frenchbeer, Hole in the Wall and Ugley.


odd: unusual, strange.


  1. It’s kind of interesting.Various of strange names are also easily found in the vast China.For instance,Liu Hongbo in Hebei province(a common name of a man),Yu shu in Qinghai province(means jade tree in English).