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Top 12 oddly-named places west of Boston

1. Mount Misery, Lincoln

2. Bloody Bluff, Lexington

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3. Cheesecake Brook, Newton

4. Gospel Hill, Hudson

5. Pill Hill, Brookline

6. Whiskey Point, Brookline

7. Dog Corner, Needham

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8. Piety Corner, Waltham

9. The Chemistry, Waltham

10. Crooks Corner, Bellingham

11. Fiddler’s Green, Bolton

12. Sucker Brook, Pepperell

Emily Sweeney can be reached at esweeney@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @emilysweeney.

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