Someone Made A Map Of Every Rude Place Name In The UK

There are a lot of places called Bottom. But thankfully only one Doffcocker.

1. The UK is full of rude place names. The North West has a Two Butt Lane and a Pincock, while Yorkshire is arguably worse, boasting an Upperthong.

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The publisher of the map assures these are all real UK places.

2. South Wales includes such classics as Pwllypant, Cwm Farteg, and Bully-Hole Bottom.

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3. Northumberland has an Ogle and a Frolic in close proximity, as well as Bushygap.

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4. Cornwall has not one but two Shag Rocks and a Brown Willy.

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5. Sussex is notable for having Dicker, The Dicker, and Upper Dicker all nearby.

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6. There is also a surprising number of place names that are also emotions (Seething, Corney, Lusty).

All this is from the Marvellous Map of Great British Place Names, available from Strumpshaw, Tincleton and Giggleswick.

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Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
 
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