Wednesday, May 8, 2013

A cold spoon perhaps?

We have many reasons to be grateful for the mining boom, but the attention it has brought to what may be the nation's most amusing place name is surely high on the list.

Australians all, let us celebrate Koolyanobbing, where it does indeed appear to be very hot.

3 comments:

  1. The Old and Unimproved DaveMay 8, 2013 at 8:54 PM

    All I can say is, hats off to the Ladies of the Come-by-Chance CWA.

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  2. Well …
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_By_Chance,_Newfoundland_and_Labrador
    … which is on Placentia Bay.

    Cheers

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  3. For the most onomatopoeic place name in Australia: Tangambalanga (that is where the pioneer's metal cooking ware and kitchen utensils fell off his cart.)

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