Fucking, Austria

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Town Considers Changing Its F'ing Name

Too many people are stealing its road signs, generally mocking it

(Newser) - For some reason, residents of Fucking, Austria, are considering changing the village's name. We're not sure why. It's an honorable, centuries-old name derived from a 6th-century Bavarian nobleman called "Focko," it's had a beer named after it , and apparently, naked women often pose next... More »

Brewer Names Beer for Austrian Town

'Fucking Hell' is, in German, a lager from Fucking

(Newser) - After proving to European trademark authorities that it exists, a German brewer has won approval to make a beer named for the Austrian town of Fucking. And not just any beer: Fucking Hell, available as soon as the fall and sure to provoke tittering in frat-boy types everywhere, has a... More »

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