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15 Oddball US Town Names

One-way ticket to Toad Suck, please
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2012 1:43 PM CST
15 Oddball US Town Names
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(Newser) – There are so many towns in the great expanse of the United States that a few of them are bound to have absurd names. (The little Irish town of Effin isn't the only spot struggling with a name that makes us say, "Huh?") BuzzFeed runs down some of its favorites:

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  1. Cookietown, Oklahoma
  2. Bumpass, Virginia
  3. Toad Suck, Arkansas
  4. Santa Claus, Georgia
  5. Whynot, Mississippi
  6. Cheesequake, New Jersey
  7. Peculiar, Missouri
Check out the full list of oddball names here. (Read more United States stories.)

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