It may prompt sniggers from passing motorists - with some travelling for miles to have their photographs taken next it - but for the residents of one West Midlands road their street name is no laughing matter.
...and Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney, two road maintenance vehicles that some UK township was fool enough to let be named by the internet. Fortunately, they're delighted with the outcome, and the two new machines join some heady company.
At approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday, a car crash involving two pickup trucks sent one of the vehicles inside the AnalTech building of Newark, Del., leaving a giant hole.
Thursday, May 25th 2017 (12:01am) | Thanks: teriyakisan
Hey, remember a few years back when the internet named a whale "Mr. Splashy Pants"? Well, it's happening again - this time with a polar exploration ship in the UK.
I think you know what to do.
Monday, Mar 21st 2016 (12:00am)
Popular names follow a familiar cycle: They become increasingly common as new parents jump on the bandwagon, only to peak and decline as everyone on the playground starts answering to the same name. Some old standards lie dormant for half a century before gradually returning.
Chris Franck, a professor in statistics at Virginia Tech, has developed the Baby Name Predictor, a tool that predicts how a name will rise or fall in the next 25 years by examining the performance of earlier names that followed similar patterns of popularity.
Ottawa Police arrested a 62-year-old man this morning, after complaints about an adult male exposing himself at Mooney’s Bay Park. Donald Popadick has been charged with Indecent Act and Mischief.
Thursday, May 1st 2014 (12:11am)
My name is Janez Janša is a documentary film about names and name changes, focusing on one particular and rather unique name change that took place 5 years ago, when three artists officially changed their names into the name of the Prime Minister of Slovenia, Janez Janša.
MY NAME IS JANEZ JANSA
The film that inspires you to google your name again.
Thursday, Mar 20th 2014 (12:58am)
He also found a marijuana cigarette on the person, one Jessie Stoner of Winter Haven, FL.
There have been some great names for college football kickers - Britt Barefoot, Ryan Succop - and some tragic names - Kyle Brotzman - but Pittsburgh's newest recruit has to have the most unfortunate name in the college football kicking kingdom. Chris Blewitt is a commit for the 2013 class and through no fault of his own becomes an easy target for opposing teams and perhaps his own fans if he misses a crucial kick.
The US town of Boring in Oregon has voted in favour of formally pairing with the village of Dull in Perthshire. Boring decided for the move in the interests of trans-Atlantic relations, tourism and humour, after being approached by residents in Dull.
Monday, Jun 25th 2012 (12:00am)
Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop, 30, Madison, was tentatively charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and a probation violation after his arrest at about 3 p.m. in the 800 block of East Mifflin Street.
You don't say.
Monday, Jan 9th 2012 (12:01am) | Thanks: daily what
Nothing! Player's off!
Into the Woods (2014)
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