Last week, American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s quest to become mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland drew unprecedented attention to the small Newfoundland hamlet, but it’s definitely not the only place in Canada with an unintentionally funny name. How about…
Blow Me Down Provincial Park, Newfoundland
Spread Eagle, Newfoundland – Conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from Dildo!
Come By Chance, Newfoundland – Fun fact: there’s also a Come By Chance in Australia.
There are several possible reasons for the town’s name, but it likely a garbled version of the Huron word “ahaha,” which means road. It’s the only place in the world with two exclamation marks in its name, a fact that’s won the town a Guinness World Record.
And out west…
The village is named after an eyebrow-shaped hill called, appropriately enough, Eyebrow Hill.
Named after its location, at the elbow of Lake Diefenbaker.
Climax, Saskatchewan got its name from the Minnesota hometown of some of the people who settled in Saskatchewan in the early 20th century. (Climax, Minn. was apparently named after a chewing tobacco company.)
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