Name That Town

29 April 2014

And thank you to my friend, Jean, in the USA who reminded me after my last post that Australia also has a town called Townsville.

A bit like New York really – “New York, New York, so good they named it twice”.

There the similarity ends.



One comment

  1. …and it’s only a short step from repetitive names to tautological place names (Wikipedia has an article on them).

    The descriptive names around here seem not to be intended to attract people. I crossed Mud Creek on the way home today, and there’s a Stony Swamp within easy driving distance.

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