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Definition funny of Peterborough:
Not to be confused with the Peterborough of the UK, this particular Peterborough is nestled on the banks of the Otonabee River (an Ojibwa word meaning "Shit-stink Carp Water")located in Southern Ontario Canada, the City of Peterborough and is now home to almost 70,000 people. The present location of Peterborough once was the site of a Huron village, "Awananastufuk" (loosely translated to mean a "place with 7 glacial drumlins, many mosquitoes, as well as a river, which is badly in need of some kind of lock system to facilitate transport and trade, but not worth our while to stay and build it so we'll go somewhere else and who the hell's idea was it to move here any way? He's getting a fucking tomahawk to the head I can tell you that much.") The site of Peterborough was abandoned until the 1820s, when a ship of Irish immigrants, bound for York, crashed in the rapids of the Otonabee (which, interestingly enough, was not the most direct route for them to have taken to York. Showing the hand of fate in the creation of Peterborough). These immigrants established a community which has continued to flourish ever since. The pioneers named the town after the intrepid navigator, Peter Robinson, who had guided their voyage. Originally called "Place-where-that- butthead-Peter-crashed-the-boat" the name was shortened to "Peter-butthead" and finally to the current "Peterborough." In the late 19th century, Peterboroughians constructed the largest hydraulic liftlock in the world. More than 14,000 workers were brought in to work on the project. Of these, 13 settled in Peterborough with their families (it should be noted that of the 13, 12 had suffered debilitating injuries that severely limited their mobility or mental capacity. The Thirteenth, Sean "Crazy Drunk" O'Doule, founded a local tavern called the "Pig's Ear.") The liftlock still functions today and has done well at the Canadian Tourism Awards: being the four time recipient of "Most Inexplicable Attraction" award, and having never been defeated in the "Ugliest Landmark" category. Some Interesting Peterborough Facts, Males: * Percentage who still own and wear Poison/G&R/Metallica paraphernalia: 10410 times the national average. * With an average short long factor of 2.4 (length of hair at the back divided by length of hair on top), Peterborough ranks second in the country (behind Wingham, Ontario, site of the affiliated Wingham Project: Breeding Stupidity) and is approximately 8 times the national average. * Percentage who think "Cat Scratch Fever" is a good song: 42% (national average 2%.) * Percentage who, when asked to name a classical piece, answered "Stairway to Heaven": 62% * "Air Guitar" frequency: at 3.4 imagined riffs per person per day, Peterborough is more than four times it's nearest competition in this category. Females: * Per capita purchases of stretch pants: 412 times the national average. * Percentage who think Sebastian Bach is "hot": 98%* * Percentage who think he did "well" or "very well" singing the national anthem at the 1996 Memorial cup: 98%* * Percentage who are attracted to the "short/long": 98%* (ed. note: approximately 2% of women were unavailable for this poll.) *Hairspray consumption, per capita: 32 times the national average. General: * Donut consumption: 56 times the national average. * Alcohol Consumption: 12 times the national average (23 times, if we exclude surrounding communities of Peterborough from the national average).
Damn I'm Proud To Live In Peterborough!
has one of the highest chav percentage populations in the country, equally has a large emo community, aka 'the square lot'. rather grim. you cannot step foot there without getting chewing gum on your shoe.
-whoa, look, theres a brawl breaking out in cathedral square between the emos and the chavs, its hilarious! lets watch from the top floor of maccy d's. -hey, i hope you're not planning on driving through peterborough. let's take a longer route to avoid it, otherwise some chavs could throw stones at the car.
A smallish town/city in England - 80 miles north of London. Was once a fairly respecticable town, but now home to chavs - Peterborough is also home to an extremley large illegal immigrant population that can be found in "little karachi" which is concerntrated on lincoln road Peterborough has no worthwhile attractions apart from its cathedral and ethnic minority chavs - and ladettes who enjoy shagging ethnic minority chav's in the park
Guy 1: Shall we go to peterborough? Guy 2: no way dude - that place is full of them chavs and illegals dude
A town in NH. Home to lots of cool people. Also where Sensation of Sight was filmed. Never heard of it? ....I'm not surprised. This P-Town is also the best Peterborough on the planet (no wonder it was named 10th coolest town in the U.S. in some fancy-shmancy magazine. Beat that UK!) West P-Town rules. WP-T! (Not to be confused with Wet Paper-Towels).
Songs about Peterborough:
Lullaby (Suo Gan) (featuring Peterborough Cathedral Boys Choir) by David Clifton With Ikos & the Choirs of Peterborough Cathedral from the Album Christmas Carols and Songs
11 Peterborough Street by Beijbom Kroner Big Band from the Album Live In Copenhagen
3 Piano Pieces, Op. 128: No. 1. A Peterborough Chipmunk by Richard Crosby from the Album Capstone Collection: An American Portrait
The Battle Of Peterborough by MJ Hibbett & the Validators from the Album Dinosaur Planet
Bethlehem Down (featuring Peterborough Cathedral Choir) by David Clifton With Ikos & the Choirs of Peterborough Cathedral from the Album Christmas Carols and Songs
Canadian Light, Peterborough Gold by Glenn Simpson from the Album Let the Feast Begin
Going to Peterborough by Carpetburn from the Album Have You Got Bees in Your Mouth
Books about Peterborough:
The Peterborough Book of Days by Brian Jones (Nov 3, 2014)
The Bravest of the Brave - or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. (George Alfred) Henty (May 17, 2012)
One Man's Family: Growing Up in Peterborough & Other Stories by Sydney M. Williams (Jul 23, 2014)
A Guide to Peterborough Cathedral Comprising a brief history of the monastery from its foundation to the present... by George S. (George Searle) Phillips (Mar 24, 2011)
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: 100 Best Clicks From An iPhone 4S Camera by Altin Dervishi (Sep 14, 2014)
Peterborough Cathedral (Pitkin Guides) by John Higham and John McIlwain (Feb 2001)
Peterborough Through Time by June Bull and Vernon Bull (Oct 16, 2013)
Movies about Peterborough:
1987 Peterborough Country Music Festival - Johnny Cash, Billie Jo Spears Etc Import PAL Dvd -
2000 Years in Peterborough, The Story of a City -
Buddy Holly's Crickets and Friends: Live at Peterborough -
Wiki information Peterborough:
Peterborough is a Cathedral City and Unitary Authority Area in the East of England, with a population estimated in 2012 to be 186,400, of which 137,910 were residents in the urban area of the city. Although located within the traditional county of...
Peterborough United Football Club are a professional English football club based in Peterborough. Peterborough United formed in 1934 and played in the old Midland League, which they won six times; eventually being admitted to the Football League in...