Residents of Bell End petition to change their street name

  • 04/01/2018
Residents of Bell End petition to change their street name
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The residents of Bell End street are banding together to demand a new name because it's "too rude".

They say the street in Rowley Regis in the West Midlands, England, is the "laughing stock" of the region.

The group have launched a petition which reads: "As you may be aware, the term 'Bell End' can be seen and used as a rude and/or offensive word.

"It can affect people including children being bullied and teased at school and generally now become a laughing stock, as seen very recently on Facebook and other social media sites, and it's time for a change."

The petition hasn't garnered much support, with only 55 people signing so far. On the other hand, over 3,000 people have signed a petition to keep the name as it is.

Regardless, it's not the rudest street name in England according to a ranking in 2014.

The Mirror crowned Minge Lane in Worcestershire as the rudest name in the country.

It's followed by Slag Lane in Lancashire, and Fanny Hands Lane in Lincolnshire.

Other notable street names on the list include Crotch Crescent in Oxfordshire, and The Knob in Northamptonshire.