Tuesday, 24. April 2012

No Fugging chance: Fucking village told they can't be renamed Fugging because name is already taken

The poor townsfolk of Fucking, Austria, just can’t win. The residents decided that after years of ridicule by English speakers that it was time to change their name to something less giggly. There was just one problem. The name is already taken.

The villagers choose the name Fugging, but there is already a Fugging in Austria. It just happens to be the the residents of Fugging once called their town Fucking also. Apparently those folks are a bit less tolerant to foreigners making fun of them because they changed their name in 1836.

“Nobody alive now remembers why it was changed from Fucking to Fugging, but it was and that is now our name. We think one Fugging in Austria is enough,” said Fugging Mayor Andreas Dockner.

No Fugging chance

mirror.co.uk

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