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  • Boston.

    As to why you remember them I have no idea. A friend of mine was an au-pair there years ago, and she found it amusing that a many of the streets were named after British towns and cities :)

    • Yes, Back Bay in Boston is one of them. But where's the other one?
      • Randal L. Schwartz
      • Stonehenge
      • Re:It's... (Score:2, Funny)

        by marc (741) <marc at> on 2004.01.16 12:49 (#27465) Homepage
        Looks like it's Gladstone, Oregon, but I cheated and used Google. Living in Boston, they're committed to my memory because that makes it easier to stumble home drunk.
        • Re:It's... (Score:3, Insightful)

          Yes! It's Gladstone! I grew up there for the first 13 years of my life.

          The first time I set foot in Boston's back bay (for a web conference back in 98, I think it was), I was at a hotel on Dartmouth street, and when I started exploring, my jaw dropped.

          "I know these street names!"

          So I set up this quiz to record this unusual fact.

          Thanks for cheating. {grin} But I doubt it would have come out any other way.

          • Randal L. Schwartz
          • Stonehenge
          • And there I was thinking it was Birmingham, Alabama - close [], but I didn't check close enough, my only excuse can be that its almost time to hit the pub.