Ten German place names that make us giggle
The Local · 3 Sep 2014, 14:25
Published: 03 Sep 2014 14:13 GMT+02:00
Updated: 03 Sep 2014 14:25 GMT+02:00
We've all giggled at the German signs that say "Ausfahrt", but German motorway signs offer a wealth of humour.
We've combed the country for Germany's funniest town names.
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So whether Titting has you tittering and Lederhose is a source of disappointment (spoiler alert: This is not where the pants come from), we invite you to take a tour through some very raunchy town names (wait till you see the last one on our list!)
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