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Atlas Of True Names [Pic+]

Place names translated to their original meaning.

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Atlas Of True Names [Pic+]. Place names translated to their original meaning.
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Nickel2
Male, 50-59, Europe
 5507 Posts
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:14:10 AM
@QueenZira:
London. "Unfordable River Town" has since been reclassified: "Unaffordable River Town".
"Swampy Hole" is not far from the truth; it's still a sith-hole.

QueenZira
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 2181 Posts
Monday, September 23, 2013 2:03:41 PM
LordJim, It was a good one, once I was able to fill in the missing info. I'm always willing to learn something new, particularly when I`m not from around thereabouts.

Byfield I thought Ireland was named after Eriu, a local tribal goddess in the native tongue. Which is what makes me question the definition of "Land to the West." But your story is good too XD

LordJim
Male, 50-59, Europe
 5304 Posts
Monday, September 23, 2013 1:54:11 PM
On consideration I think I will buy the UK map. At six quid it's a bargain.

LordJim
Male, 50-59, Europe
 5304 Posts
Monday, September 23, 2013 1:50:38 PM
Sort of sounds like 'road rage` only not quite ... um .. it was funny at the time. It was in the pub.

Byfield
Male, 18-29, Europe
 468 Posts
Monday, September 23, 2013 12:46:49 PM
You know what Ireland used to be called? Hibernia. Which means 'Wintry`. The romans went there, decided it was pooe, left and effectively called it `pooehole`. Ireland used to be named `Winter hellhole`.

The more you know.

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