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It is a short stretch of the Embarrass River that connects Lake Embarrass to
Cedar Island Lake. You can see both lakes from the same bridge over the
13th Aug 2006, 21:49   | tags:,,

benzolio says:

Brian, you got it. Have you seen what it looks like when its -35°F. I got a great shot last winter, unfortunately that shot was on a moblog that has been purged of its contents.

Haha, Mandy! There is actually a river, a lake and a town of Embarrass all around where I live. I think its from something French...

I just did some research: "Rivière des Embarras" was the original French name meaning "river of difficulties," because its a twisty river with lots of trees that sometimes block passage. We actually do pronounce it just like the English word "embarrass," unlike the Embarras River in Illinois, which is pronounced as "Ambraw River."

14th Aug 2006, 23:57

benzolio says:

Thanks for the link. I got good a laugh from that!

15th Aug 2006, 00:50

what's wrong with whore's tit meadow? It would make more people read maps!

28th Aug 2006, 00:03

benzolio says:

Haha! Right you are, parabolichobo! For a country that lists our primary right as the freedom of speech, it is amazing how much censorship goes on.

28th Aug 2006, 00:16

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