Maybe it’s because I Â grew up in a state (Kentucky) with town names like “Kettle Island” (there’s no body of water larger than a pond there), “Hazard” (no, no Dukes around), and “Dwarf” (look it up). Â Maybe it’s just my appreciation for puns, no matter how dumb. Â Whatever the reason, it makes me quietly happy that people like these are taking advantage of the names of their hometowns, no matter how silly they may seem. Â It’s a very English and American thing to do!
Article on this is here (love the category!): Dull and Boring to Hook Up.