The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

29 August 2005

Shingay-cum-Wendy

Whatever the heck that means, it's in Buckinghamshire, and it's the 68th rudest place name in all of England. (The reverse — Wendy-cum-Shingay — is apparently in Cambridgeshire, and presumably less rude, since it didn't make the list.)

I will add only that John Lennon used to live at #34, and #5 is nowhere near a clothing-optional beach.

(Via Fark)

Posted at 4:04 PM to Say What?


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