This is really cool. Now Microsoft just need to make sure they update Bing Maps. It is embarrassing that when in Dublin, I search for O'Connel Street in my WP7 and I am taken to somewhere in Nebraska. Had to install a gMap app to be able to get around here. Tsk, tsk
That's funny. When I do a Bing Maps search on "O'Connel [sic] Street", I get taken right to Dublin. "O'Connell Street" also takes me to Dublin. I when I do a search on "O'Connell Street Nebraska", I get taken to "NE Oconnell Rd, Cameron, MO". Maybe you're on a different version of Bing Maps than everybody else because there doesn't seem to be any "O'Connel Street" or "O'Connell Street" in the state of Nebraska on the version of Bing Maps that I'm using.
I used "whacked" has a double entendre. The first meaning was in the Whitney Houston-Diane Sawyer-interview sense or something being "out of whack". The second meaning, when I said "de-whacked", was a reference to "whack" as a synonym for "slash". IOW, the URL was "whacked" because it was missing a "whack".
BTW, LOL @ Bob's indignation at being nitpicked about the error.