October 2016
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Funny Place Names UK - 5 Rude Road Signs

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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