did you know…?

Item #1 — Happy Martin Luther King Day!  I hope many of you got the day off & are enjoying it to the fullest…as well as taking a moment to reflect upon what the man himself stood for.

Item #2 — New emoticons! :blowkiss

Happy Valentine’s Day :VDay

St. Patrick’s Day :stpat

& Easter  :easter all rolled into one!  (With a few generic naughties thrown in just for fun. :cuffs )

Item #3 — Please mark your calendars for tomorrow’s guest blog with debut author Joan Swan.  She’ll be here talking about her upcoming release, Fever.

Now on to the fun stuff…

Did you know…

There’s a road in Norfolk, England named “Sluts Hole Lane”?

There’s a county in Texas called “Glasscock”?

There’s a town in England named “Titty-Ho”?

There’s a village in Powys, Wales, named “Three Cocks”?

There’s a town in Wyoming named “Maggie’s Nipples”?

You know what they say about real estate:  the most important thing is location, location, location. :rolf

And I shall leave you to make up your own jokes for the rest. :cuffs

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  1. Jane says:

    Happy Martin Luther King Day. I love the new emoticons. :blowkiss :kitty

  2. Mary Kirkland says:

    Hope everyone has a great day off. :kitty

  3. ChrisS says:

    Pennsylvania also has a town named Intercourse. :rolf

    • Heidi says:

      And Desire! And I’ve been to both…tho sadly I visited Intercourse before Desire. :rolf

      • Cathy Ward says:

        As a Pennsylvania who lives about 5 miles from Intercourse I’d also like to point out two other places very close… Paradise and Bird-in-Hand.

        And, no, I’m not joking. LOL

        :rolf

        • Heidi says:

          Yes, but you have to go thru Bird-in-Hand before you can get to Paradise, right? :muahaha :muahaha :muahaha

          Oh my gosh, we are just bad, bad girls today. Devil Horns for everyone! :cuffs

  4. Jessica Lemmon says:

    Kentucky is home to BIG BONE LICK STATE PARK.
    :muahaha
    I mean…REALLY?!

  5. Kathleen O says:

    We dont’ celebrate MLK day her in Canada, but I am retired, so it don’t matter one way or other to me.. He was a great person and I am glad that he has his own day.

    Love the new emoticons… And the names of those towns had me chuckling out loud…

    Have a great day.

    • Heidi says:

      That’s pretty much how I feel about holidays. I know they’re happening, but I spend most of them the same as any other day—writing—so they don’t have much impact. :runrun

  6. Liz says:

    In WI, we have Bohner’s Lake (pronounced Boner) and Bong Recreation Area State Park.

    • Heidi says:

      :rolf Bet I know what kind of “recreation” is taking place at that park!

      And it’s all in the pronunciation sometimes, isn’t it? Around here, we run across the family name Kuntz. Gotta be *real* careful with that one. :oops

  7. Quilt Lady says:

    Great post so cute, Happy Martin Luther King Day, hubby is off but it was his day off anyway. There is town around here called Paint Lick :rolf :runrun :rolf :blowkiss :blowkiss

  8. Laura J. says:

    Okay this isn’t the name of a town in Indiana (though we have some funny ones…no one tell my daughter there is one called Bacon, In or her bags will be packed and she’ll be out of here), but I found this story…

    It’s about naming a government center after a 4 term mayor that was pretty well liked despite his name.

    http://www.namecandy.com/celebrity-baby-names/blog/2011/02/09/indiana-town-takes-a-stand-against-harry-baals

    As for the holiday…what holiday? I have to work. (Wait, let me rephrase that….I GET to work. It’s all a part of my more positive attitude I’m going for…although today, not feeling it so much). I’ve been getting ready to paint another room in the house which will only leave 2 more and I will finally be rid of the ugly color and flat paint in my house! If I could only grab some energy now to do the prep work for it.
    :sick

    • Laura J. says:

      Oh one of the names is French Lick….and now thank you very much Heidi….I’ll never be able to go there again without thinking naughty thoughts!

      • Heidi says:

        Ooh-la-la. Let us kiss with tongues & lick each other afterwards. Is that what you mean by French Lick? :cuffs

        P.S. Where’s the old over-the-top LJ reaction to new emoticons? Usually you’re over the moon when new ones show up! :twirl

        • Laura J. says:

          Sorry I was contemplating the whole had to go into work and didn’t want to, but was trying to have the “I get to” attitude. I knew it would have better to stay home and I was right.

          But don’t worry….I have plans for these emotions!!!! :muahaha

          (But I already miss the :booby one)

    • Heidi says:

      I do not even know how people would be able to keep a straight face while talking to a man named Harry Baals. :dropmouth

      And I’m with you on “getting” to work. Trying really hard to make up for the time I lost after the surgery, & while it’s going well, there is no time to take off just because some guy had a dream. (And I mean that to cute, not offensive in any way, I swear. :peekaboo )

      Altho I will admit this…all day today, every time I think of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech, all I see & hear in my head is the drunk cupid from Tangled hiccuping, “I got a dream. I got some dreams…” :rolf

      • Laura J. says:

        :rolf No one seemed to care (or maybe even notice how the name might sound) :rolf Can you imagine the news reporting a breaking story at the Harry Baals Courthouse. :rolf He must have been a pretty good guy who had parents with a weird sense of humor!

  9. Holly says:

    In PA there’s Intercourse which is not far from Virginville, Bath, Blue Ball, Burning Well, Burnt Cabins, Climax, Hop Bottom, Jug Town, and Lover. :rolf

  10. Hollie says:

    I LOVE the new emoties!!! Im in Indiana..so LJ got the names I had… So I get to play with the emotieeeessss!!! :cuffs (Ive missed this one!) :kitty :whip :twirl :thumbsup :angry :*#^&$ :blowkiss :peekaboo :muahaha :runrun

  11. Laura J. says:

    HEIDI!!!!!!

    Go here….skip to the 2:17 mark!! OMG!!!! :rolf :blowkiss

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdFCjwcK8IE

    • Heidi says:

      :rolf Okay, that made me snort out loud. Definitely have to see that movie!

      Question, tho…If this is Journey 2, was there a Journey 1? Obviously I missed it. :oops

      Wait! Apparently this is a sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth. Got it. And I liked that one, so this should be fun, too. (Dwayne notwithstanding. :cuffs )

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