little Austrian town named...
losing its 'Fucking' signs.
are creating a lot of anxiety - and are costing a lot of money - in
a tiny village where the 'Fucking' signs keep disappearing.
Pronounced "fooking," the little hamlet of Fucking is named
after the man who founded the village in the 6th century. His name?
Focko. The town sign has been stolen seven times in the last few months.
With signs costing several hundred dollars, much of the tiny town’s
budget is being spent replacing the signs, says Siegfried Hoeppel,
the Mayor of Fucking. He went on to express his hope that further
thefts will be avoided through the use of more concrete and ... bigger
The sign says 'Bitte! Nicht so schnell!', which in
English translates to 'Please! Not so fast!'
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