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« on: June 15, 2009, 07:06:07 AM »

I was born in a city with a very strange name: Bulawayo.

Strange for three reasons:

1) Its' name in Ndebele means "place of the killing" ~ a strange place to be born in.
2) It was the African king Lobengula's capital city.
3) It didn't split apart in a horrific earthquake on September 11, 1967 when I was born.

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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 07:34:02 AM »

Winona.  It's the name of an Indian princess who jumped to her death rather than be forced into an arranged marriage.  She did that about 100 miles from here, but I guess that's close enough.  Or so the legend goes  TeddyR It's a gorgeous little Midwestern town, ruined only by the fact that it's infested with humans.
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 07:51:52 AM »

Winona.  It's the name of an Indian princess who jumped to her death rather than be forced into an arranged marriage.  She did that about 100 miles from here, but I guess that's close enough.  Or so the legend goes  TeddyR It's a gorgeous little Midwestern town, ruined only by the fact that it's infested with humans.

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I remember you saying on another thread that there were a couple of strange attacks on people there, using weird things like a knife and a pizza, as well as a squeegee and a windshield.  BounceGiggle

Bulawayo also features some beautiful scenery, including a high, flat topped rock called Ntabazinduna from which the King used to throw his unwanted wives.  Buggedout Buggedout
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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2009, 08:32:59 AM »

North Tonawanda.  It's Iroquois (most likely the Seneca dialect) for "North place of swiftly-flowing water."  The neighboring towns are the Town of Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda. 
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2009, 08:38:47 AM »

I was born in a town named "Peru" no idea way it was named Peru, I left before I was a year old and have never been back so my affection to my birth town is nil.
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2009, 08:55:44 AM »

I was born in a town called Fairfield in Lloyd Nolan Hospital. Why or how the hospital was named after a B movie actor, I don't know.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2009, 08:58:30 AM »

I was born in a town named "Peru" no idea way it was named Peru, I left before I was a year old and have never been back so my affection to my birth town is nil.

I was only born in Bulawayo and I never lived there ~ lived all my life up until 16 in another town called Gwelo ~ now renamed Gweru.

Nice to see you back, by the way, Cheeze.  Thumbup
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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2009, 09:47:31 AM »

I was born in Enfield.

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« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2009, 12:43:56 PM »

The town of Wythenshawe, which is in the city of Manchester, England.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wythenshawe
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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2009, 01:07:28 PM »

Washington DC, two years before Watergate.
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« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2009, 01:18:43 PM »

Queens a borough of New York City.
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« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2009, 02:09:28 PM »

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania capital of the state of Pennsylvania.  From what my parents have both told me that if my mom had her way, I would have been born in Indianapolis, Indiana so that I could be born at the speedway during the Indy 500 that year in 85.
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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2009, 03:26:06 PM »

I was born in Enfield.




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« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2009, 04:47:27 AM »

I was born in Grand Rapids, MI second largest city in the state. I only lived there as long as I was in the hospital though. I never did get why my parents wanted me to be born 45 minutes away from where we lived in Holland which has a perfectly fine hospital. I think ill just chalk it up to my family being wierd. Lookingup
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« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2009, 05:32:26 AM »

Malden, Massachusetts.  About as obscure as you can get.
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