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F***ing village to change its name after being bombarded by prank callers
Metro [UK] ^ | 17th April, 2012 | Joel Taylor

Posted on 06/01/2012 9:44:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

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LANGUAGE WARNING...well, sort of.

Wiki entry for the village in question.

1 posted on 06/01/2012 9:44:22 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Tasteful-and-mature-responses ping!


2 posted on 06/01/2012 9:46:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Can’t.... breathe....


3 posted on 06/01/2012 9:54:45 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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Well, if the F word has been the name of the place since F knows when it would be F’n wrong to go all PC and force a change.

It's in Austria for F sakes and the only thing since Hitler the world has ever noticed about that Hun backwater was Arnold Schwarzenegger.

I prefer to deal with Leftist PC trying to uproot my traditional semantics—like marriage being defined as a holy and legal union between a man and a woman and not between take your pick of sex or species and take your pick of sex or species!!!

4 posted on 06/01/2012 9:57:10 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("If an Evil be politically correct--none dare call it Evil.")
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Too...bloody...funny!


5 posted on 06/01/2012 9:59:52 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Rename the village “A”, as in, “F***ing A!”. Puts you right at the top of the listings of villages to see while in Austria.


6 posted on 06/01/2012 10:02:18 PM PDT by kevao
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To: Slings and Arrows

I don’t get it.

Why couldn’t they spell “froping” without the “***” ?


7 posted on 06/01/2012 10:05:17 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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Smiley - ROFL
8 posted on 06/01/2012 10:07:19 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Smiley - ConfusedSmiley - Confused - 2Smiley - Confused - 3
9 posted on 06/01/2012 10:09:45 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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10 posted on 06/01/2012 10:10:37 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Slings and Arrows

That’s the funniest Wiki article I’ve ever seen.


11 posted on 06/01/2012 10:11:54 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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***It’s in Austria for F sakes****

Snark: The could be named like that ancient old town of GAY HEAD on Martha’s Vineyard. Oh wait! It is now called AQUINNAH.


12 posted on 06/01/2012 10:11:54 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Nice work if you can get it, EVITA. On BROADWAY last week.!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
From the Wiki entry:

Rumours spread through international news media in April 2012 that the townspeople were thinking about changing the name of the town, or had actually voted to change it. The satirical website The Spoof! published a story on 18 April saying that the townspeople were fed up and wanted to change the name.[25] This minor satire was expanded upon and appeared on the same day in the Daily Mirror newspaper[26] and elsewhere during the following week as a genuine news item, and was repeated by The Guardian and The Huffington Post, who reported that a vote had taken place to change the name to Fugging, but it was discovered that a village with that name already existed just west of Herzogenburg.[27][28] The irritated mayor of F***ing denied these false stories when contacted.[29]

So, the news story is a lie.

You'd think some enterprising F***inger would set up a souvenir stand to sell F***ing signs and F***ing mugs. I mean, the possibilities are endless.

13 posted on 06/01/2012 10:15:56 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Happy Rain
Could be worse.
14 posted on 06/01/2012 10:16:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Oh!

I guess I should have read the article.

I could have sworn there was a Froping, Austria.

Never mind.


15 posted on 06/01/2012 10:17:22 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: OrangeHoof

From the wiki article: One did, but it made his neighbors F***ing mad.


16 posted on 06/01/2012 10:30:48 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: gitmo

Who wrote that one had tongue firmly clenched in cheek, you betcha.


17 posted on 06/01/2012 10:32:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Eaker

That’s your story, and your sticking to it.


18 posted on 06/01/2012 10:37:37 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Eaker

That’s your story, and you’re sticking to it.


19 posted on 06/01/2012 10:37:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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I wonder if a bunch of N*GGERS live in F***king?


20 posted on 06/01/2012 10:37:51 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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