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Jokes/Interweb Things Thread, Weird Road Names [UK] in Fun Stuff; Originally Posted by VeryPC And Brixton of course, which is the street that Eddy Grant's song is named after. Al ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    And Brixton of course, which is the street that Eddy Grant's song is named after.

    Al
    TBF though it is named that because it was the first street in the area to get street lights - does that apply to the one in Harrogate as well?

    There are posh places down South @Dos_Box.
    I come from Chalfont St Peter in the Home Counties don'tcha know. I was brought up in a very nice hice...

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    There are posh places down South @Dos_Box.
    I come from Chalfont St Peter in the Home Counties don'tcha know. I was brought up in a very nice hice...
    My mother comes from near Ottery St Mary, which sounds even posher!

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    Warning - below youtube video contains swearing etc ( however there is a small snippet in there which this thread reminded me of )

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=az4dpotbSYs

    Can't check the video so not sure if that is the right video clip I was thinking of ( will check when at home )
    Last edited by mac_shinobi; 16th August 2013 at 11:06 AM.

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    we have one near us Canal Lane, and the C always gets scribbled out by the local teens

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnykewell1 View Post
    we have one near us Canal Lane, and the C always gets scribbled out by the local teens
    would that be in bradford opposite the honda dealer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnykewell1 View Post
    we have one near us Canal Lane, and the C always gets scribbled out by the local teens
    The C and S are often missing from the Canal Street in Manchester..... and I don't think that is local teens!

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    There was a funny vid on iambored yesterday. NSFW!

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    Ned: cowsh** lane
    Into YouTube but spelling properly.

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    Another addition: A road in LS9, Leeds:


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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    We have a God's Blessing Lane which is sweet, and an Avenue Road which is just weird
    This school is on Avenue Road...

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    ▲ We have a buses and trams displaying 'Halfway' as their destination in Sheffield.

    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/...29ef44c0a446f1

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    ▲ We have a buses and trams displaying 'Halfway' as their destination in Sheffield.
    Maybe it is a return service, in which case the sign is correct....

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    ▲Good point.

    We also have an 'Intake', which must be where the buses pick up all their passengers.

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    I had to go to Wickes in Redditch the other day and knowing what a pain the road system is in Redditch, I put my satnav in the minibus. I put in the postal code and it came back with Other Road. I remarked to the Site Manager what a dump Redditch is, they don't even have names for their roads. When we got there, the road was called Other Road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    ▲ We have a buses and trams displaying 'Halfway' as their destination in Sheffield.

    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/...29ef44c0a446f1

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    isnt halfway pretty much the end of the run out to crystal peaks as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    isnt halfway pretty much the end of the run out to crystal peaks as well?
    Indeed it is, local knowledge man!

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