Post by Kiri Blakeley What’s in a name? asked Shakespeare. One town is asking. And it’s the town with the single most awesome name of all time. No, not Paris. Not London. Not my beloved Brooklyn. But the town of Fucking, Austria. I’m not making this up.
The residents of the town, or rather, the village of Fucking, named after a sixth century Bavarian nobleman named Focko, are getting a wee bit tired of tourists either stealing and/or taking off their clothes and getting busy with its town signs.
Signage of F–king, Austria ©gringolandia99 It’s a bit delayed to wonder if it’s an April Fool’s Day prank, but the town of F–king, Austria is in fact considering a name change. The Austrian town of 104 residents was unknown until U.... Read Post
You wouldn’t be laughing if you were from F—ing, Austria. The town is sick of the vulgar jokes, and they’re finally casting their ballots about changing the town’s name. Some say it’s bleeping time. It wasn’t always this way. The ti... Read Post