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"Rennick's book should become a permanent fixture in the cars of those who like to vary from the multi-land highways and really see the state in which they are traveling."―Bowling Green Daily News
"I can imagine that if someone was really interested in understanding colorful town names, that he or she wouldn't make it across the breadth of Kentucky in several years. It would take that long to scope out the history of the names that catch our fancy. The good news: Rennick has done much of the dirty work for us."―Central Kentucky News Journal (Campbellsville)
"Each name has its own story to tell, if we are able to hear it and prepared to listen to it."―Journal of American Folklore
"Be sure to check out Nonesuch, Decoy, and definitely Bugtussle in this entertaining tour of outlandish place names."―Journal of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society
"This delightful paperback will support the study of Kentucky history, as well as units of folklore, and will appeal to researchers and browsers alike."―Library Lane
"They have a folk truth about them that needs recording as much as does the crystal pure fact. . . . delightfully narrated, we can be thankful that [Rennick] has finally decided to put his placename stories into print."―Names
"These anecdotes will bring a smile to those of us who have wondered why there aren't any stallions in Horse Cave."―Southern Living