From Dildo to Dead Man’s Pond: the stories behind Newfoundland place names – Cape Breton Post

From Dildo to Dead Man's Pond: the stories behind Newfoundland place names
Cape Breton Post
The name may descend from the earliest European explorers and mappers who used it for nearby Dildo Island at least as early as 1711. Perhaps they thought it resembled the shape of a less X-rated dildo, the name used for round pegs that lock oars in

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