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I’ve been fighting a nasty cold for the last few days, so except for sneezing, sniveling and napping on the couch, I’ve been pretty much useless and have not accomplished anything. So for today’s blog I thought I’d do something different.
In every issue of the Gypsy Journal I always include some of the funny signs we see in our travels, or that our readers share with us. We are constantly amazed at some of the business names we have seen, but sometimes even towns have names that leave you scratching your head and wondering what they were thinking when they named it that.
For example, Hooker, Oklahoma.
And yes, their high school football team is called the Horny Toads. Is this really the best way to deal with teenage hormones gone wild?
Growing up in Hooker, I wonder if the kids hang out in Hickey Park?
Just don’t call these guys until I finish my lunch, okay?
Make me mad and I’ll send the Flippin cops after you!
I think an eight your old boy named this place.
Yes, in the winter Hell really does freeze over!
I’m pretty sure I do know what they were thinking when they named this place.
We’ve been to Blue Ball and Intercourse, Pennsylvania, but for the most memorable town name, you have to go to Newfoundland.
Congratulations to Velma Peugh, last week’s winner of an audiobook of Birdsongs by Jason Deas. We had 124 entries this time around. Stay tuned, a new contest starts soon.
Thought For The Day – I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. – Mark Twain