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Old 21.09.2007, 18:48
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

I like Töss, I guess if you're from there you're a Tösser. Also, Kloten in Dutch means testicles It gets lots of laughs from Dutch friends I pick up at the aeroport.
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:04
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Wankers

Well, I thought 'Fingeringhoe' in Essex was too close for comfort when I lived in Colchester but I have just read of a place called 'Wankdorf' in the Muse thread...

I honestly could not live in a town called Wankdorf (cue the schoolboy giggles)... Is it called Wank for short ? Do locals (Wankers ??) say I am just going to Wank this afternoon when they mean shopping ?

Are there any more in Switzerland ?
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:06
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Re: Wankers

There are a billion other threads on this; search and ye shall findeth.
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:06
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Re: Wankers

your search-fu is not strong....
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:08
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There are a billion other threads on this; search and ye shall findeth.
Well I goggled and came up with this...

Young Boys Wankdorf erection relief

What a headline...
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Re: Wankers

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/

I would prefer to live here.....
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:10
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Re: Wankers

My doctor is called Beat Muff, perhaps he should live in Wankdorf?
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Re: Wankers

Ahhhh. it won't let the link work... look up "" in your seach machine and go to the wiki page for the town....
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:13
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Re: Wankers

Yes, indeed Wankdorf is a suburb of Bern, and it's where the Football stadium is located. (Where the Young Boys play). It's a lot to take in.

Actually, when we were thinking about coming here, a friend took us around and we saw the sign and I said, brightly, ohhhhhhhh, wankdorf, is that a town full of wankers? Our friend laughed, and then politiely informed us that his mom lived there. But he did think it funny.

Apparently "wankdorf" means something like meeting place I think.
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:18
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

Used to live near Großkotz, just across from Kleinkotz in Swabia (big spew, little spew)
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:21
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

Wanker is a old southern name. Over in Germany there is a Wank mountain and the Wankbahn takes tourists up to the summit, and a neighbor boasts the name Alois Wanker, poor sod.
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:21
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

Werd to your mother.
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:22
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

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Include a sentence demonstrating use. Here is my one of my favourites:

Stauffacher - used to indicate that some person at some distance from oneself (and therefore has to be shouted very loudley) has committed some sort of sinful act:

"Oy, Stauffacher! No!"
Germany has some good names.

http://www.zugspitze.de/de/winter/berg/wank/
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Old 01.06.2010, 14:23
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Re: Wankers

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Yes, indeed Wankdorf is a suburb of Bern, and it's where the Football stadium is located. (Where the Young Boys play). It's a lot to take in.
So the young boys are generally Wankdorf in the football stadium? How times have changed over when I were a lad.
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Old 01.06.2010, 20:24
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Well I goggled and came up with this...

Young Boys Wankdorf erection relief

What a headline...
They probably worked at it for ages to come up with that one.
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I suppose you have to feel sorry for those who come from Töss -
Not as sorry as those from Cunter.
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So the young boys are generally Wankdorf in the football stadium? How times have changed over when I were a lad.
Which of course brings us to the classic ESPN news headline:
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/st...270580&cc=5739
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Old 01.06.2010, 20:47
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

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haha I know

11. Lickey End (West Midlands, UK) v well, posh area rofl. Never thought about it in that way.
I was wondering when that was going to crop up- not as posh as Barnt Green but posher than Rubery and Bromsgrove
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Old 01.06.2010, 21:25
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root,_Switzerland

There is also Ringlikon on the way up the Uetliberg.

Also, Hofacherstrasse is a pretty common street name.
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Old 01.06.2010, 21:29
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

This place is in Austria, but could probably top any list of funny names.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/,_Austria
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Old 03.06.2010, 20:25
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Re: Swiss placenames that make good insults/swearwords

This came up on the car GPS as we were driving back from St Moritz... It's a village near Savognin.
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