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Monkeys Eyebrow Makes 'Most Unfortunate Name' List
By WestKyStar Staff
MONKEYS EYEBROW, KY - People around the world got on the internet to choose the U.S. town with the "most unfortunate" name, and the Ballard County community of Monkey's Eyebrow cracked the top ten.

Top dishonors went to Toad Suck, Arkansas, while Monkeys Eyebrow edged out Chicken, Alaska for tenth on the list.

The poll was conducted on the genealogy website Findmypast.com, who asked for responses from people in England, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

"Some people are disconcerted to learn that their forbears came from somewhere called Toad Suck, Roachtown or Monkey's Eyebrow," said website spokesman Josh Taylor.

The top ten list:

1.  Toad Suck, AR
2.  Climax, GA
3.  Boring, OR
4.  Hooker, OK
5.  Assawoman, MD
6.  Belchertown, MA
7.  Roachtown, IL
8.  Loveladies, NJ
9.  Squabbletown, CA
10. Monkey's Eyebrow, KY

On the Net:

Find My Past press release


Published 09:45 AM, Thursday Aug. 09, 2012
Updated 06:46 AM, Monday Aug. 13, 2012

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