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On Thursday 06 March 2003 8:36 am, Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work wrote:
> Joe wrote:
> > As for stupid names, America is not short of them, it seems.  > There's a
> > 'Wanker's Corner' in Oregon.  You people really > are strange ;-).
>
> You think that's bad? Swedish has a huge amount of hilarious placenames. At
> least they sound funny now. They didn't of course back when they were
> named.
>
> Some examples:
>
> Runkesten  'Jerkoff stone'
>
> Snålkuk  'Stingy dick/cock'
>
> Snopptorp  'Williecroft / Dickcroft'
>
> Pungpina  'Scrotum pain'
>
> Röva  'Ass / Arse'
>
> Kräkånger 'Vomit remorse'
>
> The inhabitants of this last one actually had the name of their village
> changed to something less conspicuous.

Considering that one is the one I'd be least concerned about, I'm worried
about the inhabitants of the rest.

> Daniel Andreasson