Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Fact of the Day: Bunny Land

Coney Island in New York gets its name from "coney" which used to be an old nickname for rabbits. The animals used to flourish the island before people developed the land for the resort. 

24 comments:

Kay said...

Gracious! I had no idea. Where in the world do you find out these things from?

Joy said...

Veru nice place:) nice knowing about it:)

Adam Lloyd said...

What do the rabbits do now? I hope they have jobs as ride operatives or something.

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

That is a very interesting, little known until now fact. Thanks, Adam.

xoRobyn

JUDITH said...

Una información muy interesante !!!!
Saludos
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DWei said...

I bet they were delicious.

MEcoy said...

coney, it seems like rumbled version of my last name coyne haha!
anyway never heard of that

Pilar Domínguez said...

AHH!! really! very interesting to know this fact, Adam.Kisses and nice day:)

Unknown said...

I guess they were hunting wabbit

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Never knew that one either

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I didn't know that. Quite interesting!

Emmylou said...

I never knew that name for rabbits....hah!

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

I still have never been there but it's on my bucket list.

Christine said...

interesting fact!

Dana said...

That's really cool. I had no idea. :)

DEZMOND said...

didn't know that!

Anna-Alina said...

it's cute! love bunnies! ♥

Pat Hatt said...

Poor bunnies got run out by nyers, how rude haha

jaybird said...

Whaaa? How did I not know this? I never heard of this one before.

Anonymous said...

Great photos!

Redischic said...

Nice photos!

kiss,Elle
http://redischic.blogspot.it/

CQUEK said...

i am inspired

Gloria Baker said...

I dont have idea. And I love bunnies!

Theresa Mahoney said...

Glad it's not called Bunny Land. Sounds like a hang out for toddlers!