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.