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Old July 25th, 2010, 07:42 PM   #101
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In my hometown near Ancona there's a street named "Via Carrozze Vaccili" which loosely means "Cow-drawn Carriages street" , and another one is named "via Gioco del Formaggio" ("Cheese Game street"). In that street they used to play ruzzola, called also "gioco del formaggio", a game where you have to make a round cheese roll farther than the other contestants...

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruzzola
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruzzola
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Old July 25th, 2010, 10:22 PM   #102
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They do that in England:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...re/8563692.stm
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Old July 25th, 2010, 10:29 PM   #103
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No, it's different. The British one is just madness

Ruzzola is most similar to bocce, but instead of the ball, you have a round cheese to roll on the street... and you won't follow it!
This is the thing:
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Old September 4th, 2010, 01:47 PM   #104
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here in England

it should be "on a slow road"

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Old September 4th, 2010, 07:15 PM   #105
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There is a Clinton and Fidelity street in Houston.

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Old September 5th, 2010, 11:31 AM   #106
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Once, when I saw a town named Clinton, I searched Obama and found it in Japan .
In San Clemente, Spain, there is Calle de las Pollas "Cocks Street".
In Móstoles (a suburb of Madrid) there is Avenida de la ONU "United Nations Road".
And in Roses there's carrer Jordi de Sant Jordi "St. George's George Street" .
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Old October 18th, 2010, 11:25 AM   #107
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The shortest and longest street names in Budapest:



Meaning "Old Street". (Utca = Street)



Meaning "The Road Leading to Ferihegy Airport". (Út = Road)
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Old October 18th, 2010, 04:30 PM   #108
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For g.spinoza:
There's Spinoza road (Spinozaweg) in Rotterdam, NL.
Edit: And Spinoza street (Spinozastraat) in Amsterdam. g.spinoza is famous in Netherlands...
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Old October 19th, 2010, 02:53 AM   #109
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I know there's a road called "Dumb Woman's Lane" in the UK.
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Old October 19th, 2010, 12:11 PM   #110
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There's Spinoza road (Spinozaweg) in Rotterdam, NL.
Edit: And Spinoza street (Spinozastraat) in Amsterdam. g.spinoza is famous in Netherlands...

Unfortunately my nick has no connection to the famous philosopher... it's a corruption of italian slang term "spina" (literally "thorn"), used to name first year university students (so roughly equivalent to "freshman"). I was a freshman many many years ago, but the nick still stands...
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Old January 1st, 2011, 04:37 PM   #111
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Some new street here with a bit funny name.

Ulica means street and "Milošovo" something like Miloš's town. Miloš (Serbian: Miloš (Милош), Polish: Miłosz, Czech and Slovak: Miloš) - is a Slavic name, which contains prefix mil- literally "love".

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Old January 1st, 2011, 09:23 PM   #112
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One which always springs to mind is Long Tongue Scrog Lane between Kirkheaton and Houses Hill near Huddersfield.
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