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  • Baker's dozen North American funny toponyms

    1. Grand Teton National Park (which means big breast in French)
    2. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
    3. Hell, Michigan
    4. Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York
    5. Boring, Oregon
    6. Schenectady, New York
    7. Dike, Iowa
    8. Boca Raton, Florida

    9. Truth or Consequences, NM

    "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
    — Groucho Marx

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    • Baker's dozen North American funny toponyms

      1. Grand Teton National Park (which means big breast in French)
      2. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
      3. Hell, Michigan
      4. Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York
      5. Boring, Oregon
      6. Schenectady, New York
      7. Dike, Iowa
      8. Boca Raton, Florida (Spanish for 'Rat Mouth')
      9. Truth or Consequences, NM

      10. Cumming, Georgia

      The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson.

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      • Baker's dozen North American funny toponyms

        1. Grand Teton National Park (which means big breast in French)
        2. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
        3. Hell, Michigan
        4. Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York
        5. Boring, Oregon
        6. Schenectady, New York
        7. Dike, Iowa
        8. Boca Raton, Florida (Spanish for 'Rat Mouth')
        9. Truth or Consequences, NM
        10. Cumming, Georgia

        11. Knob Lick, Missouri


        So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

        Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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        • Baker's dozen North American funny toponyms

          1. Grand Teton National Park (which means big breast in French)
          2. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
          3. Hell, Michigan
          4. Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York
          5. Boring, Oregon
          6. Schenectady, New York
          7. Dike, Iowa
          8. Boca Raton, Florida (Spanish for 'Rat Mouth')
          9. Truth or Consequences, NM
          10. Cumming, Georgia
          11. Knob Lick, Missouri

          12. Cache La Poudre River, Colorado (French for Hide the Powder)

          à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

          Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
          (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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          • Baker's dozen North American funny toponyms

            1. Grand Teton National Park (which means big breast in French)
            2. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
            3. Hell, Michigan
            4. Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York
            5. Boring, Oregon
            6. Schenectady, New York
            7. Dike, Iowa
            8. Boca Raton, Florida (Spanish for 'Rat Mouth')
            9. Truth or Consequences, NM
            10. Cumming, Georgia
            11. Knob Lick, Missouri
            12. Cache La Poudre River, Colorado (French for Hide the Powder)

            13. Wanker's Corner, Oregon



            So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

            Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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            • ^well, we're waiting.
              I was married for two ******* years! Hell would be like Club Med! - Sam Kinison

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              • Sorry everyone, I don't know how this slipped my mind. I hate it when others do it. Okay, let's get this thread rolling.

                Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)

                So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

                Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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                • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                  1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)

                  2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)

                  I was married for two ******* years! Hell would be like Club Med! - Sam Kinison

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                  • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                    1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)
                    2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)

                    3. Wyatt Earp

                    "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
                    — Groucho Marx

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                    • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                      1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)
                      2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)
                      3. Wyatt Earp
                      4. Sam Steele

                      5. Theodore Roosevelt (NYPD Commissioner 1895-1897)

                      I was married for two ******* years! Hell would be like Club Med! - Sam Kinison

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                      • Aww crap Slick, I just deleted Sam Steele and was just about to post as #5.

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                        • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                          1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)
                          2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)
                          3. Wyatt Earp

                          4. Sam Steele



                          Move onto #6.

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                          • Originally posted by Canuckster View Post
                            Aww crap Slick, I just deleted Sam Steele and was just about to post as #5.
                            Silly Canuck: you think too much.
                            I was married for two ******* years! Hell would be like Club Med! - Sam Kinison

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                            • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                              1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)
                              2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)
                              3. Wyatt Earp
                              4. Sam Steele
                              5. Theodore Roosevelt (NYPD Commissioner 1895-1897)

                              6. Eddie 'Popeye' Egan (NYPD Narcotics Bureau)
                              The real Detective who, with his partner Sonny Grosso, broke the French Connection.

                              So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

                              Aldous Huxley: Ends and Means (1937)

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                              • Baker's Dozen of Famous American Lawmen (or Women)

                                1. Melvin Purvis (FBI)
                                2. Allan Pinkerton (US Secret Service & Pinkerton National Detective Agency)
                                3. Wyatt Earp
                                4. Sam Steele
                                5. Theodore Roosevelt (NYPD Commissioner 1895-1897)
                                6. Eddie 'Popeye' Egan (NYPD Narcotics Bureau)
                                The real Detective who, with his partner Sonny Grosso, broke the French Connection.

                                7. Lawrence 'Larry' Deger First Marshall of Dodge City
                                The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson.

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