Life on Dicks Street
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — Michael Fisk is a street fighting man. And the street he’s fighting is named Dicks.
Fisk, who lives on Dicks Street in the Los Angeles suburb of West Hollywood, has gone to city hall to get the road’s name changed — saying that its slang meaning has made life difficult for homeowners.
“Since we moved in four years ago its just become such a hassle,” Fisk said. “It’s embarrassing. Something definitely needs to be changed. I realize that it’s a man’s name, but words change meaning, and this one has.”
Given the fact that the neighborhood is home to most of Los Angeles’ gay population, perhaps a name change is appropriate. It could be much worse, however: