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November 10th, 2014 (08:36 pm)

...very very childish and very very bad and have just cracked up into hysterics at something unintentionally rather rude-sounding.



Seriously, people who come up with village names in medieval England really ought to put a bit more thought into how double-entendre-ish they're going to sound several hundred years down the line. There's no excuse for lack of foresight. It just looks careless.

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Posted by: Lil Miss Morgan Dork (badfalcon)
Posted at: November 10th, 2014 08:45 pm (UTC)
Emotional

*gigglesnort*

Posted by: David Brider (davidbrider)
Posted at: November 10th, 2014 08:49 pm (UTC)

Glad it's not just me!

Posted by: Ian (ringbark)
Posted at: November 11th, 2014 12:10 am (UTC)

Just thought I'd mention their curate used to serve in a place called Prickwillow. Why, yes, I am puerile too.

KILNER, Canon Frederick James. b 43. Qu Coll Cam BA65 MA69. Ridley Hall Cam 67. d 70 p 71. C Harlow New Town w Lt Parndon Chelmsf 70-74; C Cambridge St Andr Less Ely 74-79; P-in-c Milton 79-88; R 88-94; P-in-c Ely 94-96; P-in-c Chettisham 94-96; P-in-c Prickwillow 94-96; P-in-c Stretham w Thetford 94-96; P-in-c Stuntney 95-96; TR Ely 96-08; Hon Can Ely Cathl 88-08; Hon C Somersham w Pidley and Oldhurst and Woodhurst from 08; RD St Ives from 10.

Edited at 2014-11-11 12:11 am (UTC)

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