name meanings in other places

June 18th, 2004  

Topic: name meanings in other places

foreign country some things in the usa mean other things in other country s. England lay by a road pull of. or rest area australia heard a add on the radio bring your worn out muff to murf's murf shop for a adjustment also oz. road sign youkers knob 2 miles. How about some more.
July 13th, 2004  
Um could you exaplain?? And how is this a trivia contest?

Would my town of Granite Quarry work, seeing that you have a quarry that you get granite out of is called A Granite Quarry.

Rockwell, a town right beside us, and in the center of the town, they have a park with A Rock Well

Gold Hill - I have no idea where they got the name, considering I'm not sure there is any gold there.
August 15th, 2004  
silent driller
Back in WWII, there was a British ad that said "Give your men head!" I suspect it meant acknowledge their efforts in the war.
October 2nd, 2004  
What in the name of General Lee are y'all yappin about?
October 5th, 2004  
Robert Redford...get it...drives a Ford which is red.
Does this qualify?
October 8th, 2004  
Originally Posted by CrazyCadet142

Gold Hill - I have no idea where they got the name, considering I'm not sure there is any gold there.
Actually, it was the first place in the US that they found Gold... I think. Feel free to correct me, but I think that's what the sign says on the interstate. (hey, thats SO not fair, they have their name on the interstate!)
October 20th, 2004  
Where im from Lydican, in Irish it means red arse
December 9th, 2004  
Italian Guy
Off the coast where my town is there's this tiny island called Isola di Mal di Ventre. It literally means "Belly- ache isle", but that was mispelled:
Malu Entu meant bad wind ( so that it was the bad wind isle), but Malu Entu turned for some reason into Mal di Ventre , which means belly ache isle. 8)
December 9th, 2004  
In Korea, "Shiba" means shit, but my friend knows someone who's name is Shiba.
December 9th, 2004  
In Norway we have a place named Hell - it's also a Norwegian word that translates to luck in English (and a German word that translates to bright or light in English)