We are always fascinated by place names on the map. This article has many that are
Unusual local place names, often chosen by pioneer settlers to make a joke, mark an occasion or grind an axe, are slowly being squeezed out by ones fabricated by developers to market real estate, according to Mike Hill of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.Is this a really a threat ?postal closings will hasten the homogenization of our national map.
Frank Gallant's A Place Called Peculiar: Stories About Unusual American Place Names http://www.amazon.com/Place-Called-P.../dp/087779619X
Has anybody seen/read this book ? or even have it ?