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Texas Sure Has Some Strange Town Names

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Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Texans don't have to leave the state to visit Paris or Port-au-Prince, the most exotic of that state's many colorful town names, dug up by the San Antonio Express News. There's Uncertain, Texas, and also Nameless. Its founders gave up on a name after the postmaster rejected several choices.

There are tasty places like Oatmeal, Okra and Lollipop. And legend has it, you have to fight swarms of insects in the town of Bug Tussle.

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