• Next stop, Twatt! My tour of Britain's fantastically filthy placenames

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    The UK is full of extremely rude-sounding towns and villages. But what's it like to live in them? Some locals can't wait to change the names, while others embrace the quirk - even selling signpost souvenirs On the road to Twatt, a message arrives from a resident there. Am I making the pilgrimage up through Scotland to this hamlet on the island of Orkney only to admire its notorious, unwittingly rude road sign? If so, don't bother. “Our council was so frustrated by that sign being stolen, they have now not replaced it,” says Judith Glue, who runs a gift shop selling pictures of the old...
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