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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 :)

    • Well, that's an au pair for ya. Anybody with half a brain wouldn't find it amusing. Hell, Boston itself was named after a British town. It is "New England", after all. Every geographic feature there is named after a place in England, or else it has an Indian name. (To overgeneralize a little...)

      O.k., just for fun, here are the names of the 50 states, categorized by the origin of the name.

      Indian names (mostly names of tribes in the area):
      Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois,