It’s Pronounced FOO-king

Fucking, Austria:

is a small settlement in the Innviertel region of southwestern Upper Austria…

The settlement’s only significant feature is a traffic sign with its name on it at which English-speaking tourists invariably stop to have their photograph taken. The sign is the most often stolen street sign in Austria. A considerable portion of Fucking’s budget is spent on replacing the stolen signs.

Other interesting or unusual place names listed at Encyclopedia: List of interesting or unusual place names and Weird Town Names And Their Origins.

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One Response to It’s Pronounced FOO-king

  1. Phillip says:

    Dildo, Newfoundland. Witless Bay, Newfoundland. And the list goes on.

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