From Poopoo To Nothing, These 10 Places Actually Exist And We Challenge You To Not Laugh

Funny names
by Mallika Khurana 146

What comes to mind your first when you think of the strangest place names? They might be on this list if they are truly bizarre! Some places are well-known for their people, while others are known for their cuisine, and others are popular for their culture. However, the locations you are about to see are known by their funny names! 

The 10 Places With Most Absurd And Funny Names On Earth

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Truth and Consequences

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In the 1950s, this New Mexico town’s name was changed from Hot Springs to Truth or Consequences after a well-known radio show of the same name promised to air from whichever town changed its name first. Well, was the fame worth it?

Cockermouth, Cumbria, England


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How does one even think of such names, that too for a place? Just imagining a British man showing interest in this place is hilarious. *Focus on the accent*

Boring, Oregon

Funny name

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No one can ever guess how this place got its name. It was actually named after a veteran who lived a long and presumably boring life.

Dull, Scotland


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After Boring comes Dull! While we don’t know who thought of this name or why we certainly appreciate the sense of humour.

Okay, Oklahoma


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Eh, Okay! Needless to say, this phrase would define the ‘Don’t-Care’ personality of the residents there.

Wagga Wagga, Australia

Wagga Wagga

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A name so funny, they say it twice!

Poopoo, Hawaii


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Who would think this place was this dreamy after knowing its name? Imagine telling someone you visited the gorgeous island of Poopoo. It just doesn’t work.

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Westward Ho!, Devon, England

Funny name

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Apparently, this funny name was given to this town to attract tourism and create excitement in people. At least now that exclamation mark makes some sense!

No Name, Colorado

No Name

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Wait, there’s more! This place also has a No Name Canyon, No Name Creek, and No Name Tunnel. Let that sink in; we’ll wait.



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Through the years, these committed people believed in nothing, wished for nothing, and worked for nothing. Hence, the name. ( We guess)

Which one made you laugh? Let us know in the comments section below.

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