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Funny Place Names UK - 5 Rude Road Signs

Phil Partridge
Posted: October 03, 2016 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

Twatt, most commonly said as an English expletive, is in fact an area in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. Due to its more common derivative, the name draws laughs from many living outside of its parish. However for those interested in the history behind the name, Twatt actually derives from an Old Norse word meaning ‘small parcel of land’.  Why not visit Twatt for yourself? Surely a selfie next to the road sign is required!

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