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  1. #1
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    F*ucking villagers vote against name change


    Residents of an Austrian village called F*cking, have voted against changing the name.

    The 150 or so people who live in the village debated the issue after roadsigns kept being stolen - many by British tourists.

    Spokesman Siegfried Hoeppl, said: "Everyone here knows what it means in English, but for us F*cking is F*cking - and it's going to stay F*cking - even though the signs keep getting stolen."

    He said the name came from Mr F*ck and his family who settled in the area 100 years ago, and added "ing", meaning village or settlement.

    The villagers didn't find out about the English meaning of the word until Allied soldiers stationed in the region in 1945 pointed out the alternative meaning.

    Local newspaper editor Menhardt Buzasa said there had been an increase in the number of signs being stolen, and said British tourists were usually blamed.

    "I do not agree it is just the British. F*cking is universal. Germans use it as much now as the British, and it also means the same to the Americans, Australians and anyone in the English speaking world," he said.

    Similar votes on a name change have taken place recently in neighbouring Austrian towns Wank am see and Petting, as well as in Vomitville and Windpassing.

    The last paragraph is my favorite.


    http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_981264.html
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    One of the funniest things is that in German you add 'er' to the end of the place name to describe someone who lives there, so a resident of Wank is in fact a Wanker.

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    I'd love to be the Mayor of F*cking. :D

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    Or perhaps a Pastor in the Church of F*cking.

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    Lol!!

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    That's it! I'm moving to this town and starting my own condom company..It will be respectfully named for the town.

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    "Run! It's the F*cking police!"

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    "Don't forget to vote for who you want to F*cking Mayor in November!"

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    Bewildered, confused, and lost, I pull into this town and ask a kind pedestrian on the street, "Where in the F*uck am I?"

    He replies, "You're at the intersection of Wanker and Beaver Streets."

    ;? :?: ;?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyLady
    Bewildered, confused, and lost, I pull into this town and ask a kind pedestrian on the street, "Where in the F*uck am I?"

    He replies, "You're at the intersection of Wanker and Beaver Streets."

    ;? :?: ;?
    I think I'm getting an idea of what keeps you happy.
    Just another hostile non-theist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F1Fan
    I think I'm getting an idea of what keeps you happy.
    Still bewildered and confused...is it my insatiable sexual appetite, dirty little mind, or corny sense of humor? Or the fact that I'm too airheaded to even know what you mean by your statement?

    (I reply to the man, "Thanks for nothing mother f*cker. You're a f*cking rocket scientist." Man replies, "Well, my mother lives 5 blocks over on Doggie Style Drive, and we have a rocket scientist, but I'm not him. His office is right over there at 69 Bang Blvd. I roll my eyes :rolleyes: and speed off in disgust. Tehehehe.)
    Souls of the animal kingdom: eagle, fox, bottle-nose dolphin, octopus, house cat. Okay, let's jump this jump. -- Rod Kimble

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    Re: F*ucking villagers vote against name change

    I can't see the locals down in Devon voting to change the name of Piddle in the Hole, or the the good folks who live not far from me, changing the name of their town from Penistone. Or Gay Wood, Fanny Farm, Benders End or Snatch Hill. All have connotations, but have an innocent origin.
    "We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." - Anais Nin.
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