Friday, June 21, 2013

From the Land of the Thicket Clearers

This is one of the most gloriously amusing things I've seen in a long time.


The Atlas of True Names.


Lex Rex said...

So are you a canoe paddler?

Daniel said...

I think they got Des Moines wrong. In the Miami tongue, it means The Shit-faces.

Which would look pretty funny on the map in the "Land of the Pale-Faces," squatting right there between the Southern Land of Friends and the People Who Talk Normally.

Those injuns understood Iowa: when we aren't pale-faced, we're shit-faced.

rycamor said...

Chicago: Stink Onions.