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Quote from local police chief: “It’s very amusing for you British, but F***ing is simply F***ing to us. What is this big F***ing joke?” Photo: AOL Travel

Yes, the 800-year-old village of Fucking in Austria really does exist. It’s thought American and British soldiers based in Salzburg during World War Two began venturing there to have their photo taken with the town’s road sign – causing great confusion among the local Austrian residents. Theft-proof road signs have unsurprisingly now been installed along with CCTV cameras nearby to stop pesky foreign tourists from, well, y’know…

N.B. Technically, Fucking isn’t a snowboarding resort – it’s an hour and a half from the nearest slope – but we just couldn’t resist.


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