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Walking the road Psycho, turn into a dead end divorce ... - December 2, 2006

December 2 2006
09:00

Street Psycho (Psycho Path - literally, "path loonies"), Michigan United States officially recognized as the bearer of the most insane topographic name of America. However, it is not the only one of those that are doomed to be so wild names. The fact that the owners of private roads in the United States have the right to register them under any name. And the combination of Psycho Paths, apparently, comes to their minds often enough. This title can be found on the automotive map of the United States several times.

Strange glory goes round the impasse divorce (Divorce-End), not far from carefree alley in one of the towns of Pennsylvania. According to statistics, every sixth inhabitant of this impasse divorced at least once. Even if an impasse divorce until recently there were only 6 houses. The name appears on the map the town for more than a hundred years, so find out that that affects (statistics on the name or the name of the statistics) - you can not.

But in 2004 the authorities of Pennsylvania have decided to dispel the bad reputation of street people trying to build here, and proposed new housing at a deep discount to several young families. Challenge stubborn Statistics decided five pairs. And what do you think? Two years later, only two families remained intact. And one of the deceived wife even filed a lawsuit against the city authorities for what they are settling it on the "cursed street" deprived of her marital happiness.

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And in Tennessee is traveling Far-from-ass (you translate yourself). It was only on it can get to the ridge of constipation in Arkansas. Are there problems with digestion for those who travel this road - do not know for sure. But motorists are advised, as often as possible to compare their route with the map: one wrong turn and you can get lost so that to be in the ... So, in the outback.

In Georgia there is a crossroad of Solitude (The Steet of Loneliness) and poverty-stricken (The Beggar Street) - Two centuries ago this region were shelters for single of the poor and outcasts. And in Houston, Texas, enjoys a special reputation crossing of Clinton and adultery (The Street Of Fidelity) - this is the main meeting place for local lovers.

All of these topographical list of mistakes were assembled at the contest "Wild, creepy and stupid geographical names. And all the "contestants" were tested on the cards, so none of them has not been invented. Including the road from the ghastly named Shades of Death (The Road of Death Shadows), and unpronounceable name Szkikzs (Szceekzs). Authors unusual ranking did not expect that their homeland, the U.S. is so rich topography often fully senseless. According to them, like the name «Far-from-ass» could appear only because of ignorance of road and the authorities of provincial towns. Most strange names associated with the legends and stories from the past.

For example, in one of the streets of New York was once wielded a maniac, who, killing, dying the hair of their victims in the green. It appeared lane green hair (The Side street of Green Hair). A similar history and with a road called "The Way of thugs» (Way of the Cutthroats), where during the Wild West, a gang of criminals robbed the crew and train, and travel accident was hanging from the nearest tree.

when in our time, local authorities wanted to give the street a new, less ominous name, they are, oddly enough, have met fierce opposition from its residents, who staged a series of rallies under the slogan "Do not give offense to our throats!" The fact that grim fame attracts many tourists, where the locals make pretty good money. So what Halloween is all year round, and all this only too glad.

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