April 30, 2007
In college I wrote a paper on historical place naming in the United States (and read a book on it). Here are some town names I saw on my trip:
What CheerSpinkOak OpeningsRavineNo NameBig Otter
My favorite Oregon town name is “Sublimity”, which you pass near on the road up to Santiam Pass. Unfortunately I don’t think it lives up to its name.
Intercourse, PaLicking, PaToad Suck, Ark.Truth or Consequences, NMSunshine, MdUnity, Md.
Not a town, but Frying Pan Park in Va.
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