The Vaguely Rude Places Map is a simple-ish web mash up of places which, to the British sense or humour, sound vaguely rude and thus are, by definition, funny. If you're not British, it might be confusing why this is amusing.
Meanwhile, here's some blog posts which may, or may not, explain how the map came into being.
Since launching, the Vaguely Rude Places map has been added to multiple times by many contributors. If you'd like to get involved, here's how.
src/data) and submit a pull request.
Since launching in February of 2013, the Vaguely Rude Places map has been Slashdotted, Farked, B3ta'd and Reddit'd multiple times, clocking up over 22M views in a single month. It's also been featured many times in the more traditional media. Here's a brief selection.
Mostly hand-coded by Gary Gale, all site content is CC-BY-SA
Hosting for the Vaguely Rude Places map is made possible by OpenCage; if you need a forward or reverse geocoding API please get in touch and mention this map.
English rude places under ODC-BY, with thanks to
Italian rude places under ODC-BY with thanks to
Map tile credits:
Inspired by and forked from BootLeaf by bryanmcbride.com