As I was browsing Google Maps around Raccoon River Park, I came across a street called Scenic Vista Drive. What would you expect this to look like?
I picture a country road that winds its way across the ridges overlooking a river valley. Every so often, the tree cover breaks to reveal a slightly misty valley hundreds of feet below, where deer romp through wildflower fields. Imagine my surprise when Street View revealed this:
Surrounding streets are named: Scenic Valley Drive, Valley View Drive, and Scenic Circle. And don't forget Valley Ridge Court, Valley Ridge Drive, and Valley Ridge Place. Isn't "Valley Ridge" an oxymoron?
I guess if you repeat something often enough, it becomes true?