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Thu, 02/11/2010 - 12:50

Every nation has its assortment of daft, delectable or downright distinctive place names.

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Forget about Venice, Paris, Berlin, and Minsk and think of Black Tickle (to be found in Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador), Humptulips (Washington), Frog Suck (Wyoming) and Intercourse (Pennsylvania). A particularly good name, Podunk, is borne by as many as four towns – in Connecticut, Missouri, New York, and Vermont.

On this side of the pond there is Quidhampton in Wiltshire, Blubberhouses in Yorkshire, Wetwang in East Riding, and, of course, Liverpool (presumably so named by a band of people who wanted to live in a pool of livers). Don't forget Shitterton in Purbeck, Bitchfield in Lincolnshire and Six Mile Bottom in Little Wilbraham, near Cambridge.

On the continent you can make yourself at home in Hell (Norway), Middelfart (Denmark), or try to meet the mayor of Fucking (in Austria) – unless the poor man is too busy chasing British tourists trying to steal the road sign.

Bulgaria's "distinctive" place names may pale in comparison to Thong, Condom, Corps-Nuds, Titti-Ho, Needless Alley, and Dildo but Bulgaria proudly holds it own salmagundi of toponyms. Here is our pick (some knowledge of Bulgarian will be needed to appreciate it in full). Our all time favourites: Twin Peaks (Dve Mogili, near Ruse) and Upper Nutsville (Gorna Oryahovitsa).

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