Thursday, December 09, 2010

Will and Guy's Joke of the Day


** Funny Shop Names **

There's a mobile snack caravan on Dartmoor named : 'The Hound of the Basket Meals'.

There is a bakery in Sutton called 'Agatha Crustie'.

In Turnham Green, Chiswick we find a dry cleaner called 'Turn 'em Clean'.[Nick Robinson]

'A Pane in the Glass' is the name of a glazier's in New York State, USA.

Others can be found at a website called shophorror owned by Guy Swillingham.

I have seen two of his examples, one in Croydon named 'The Vinyl Frontier'; a shop which sells second hand records;

Another example is a restaurant in Belfast called 'Thai Tanic'.

Teddy bear shop in Penge called 'Bearly Trading'. [Isabel Radage]

Fish and chip shop in Santa Ponsa, Mallorca named 'Oh My Cod'. [David Harries]

Will has found a bakery in Albert Road, Southsea called 'Upper Crustie'.

Guy has savoured the hake and chips at a shop called: 'A Fish called Rhondda'. We were on our way to Caerphilly and found the chippy in Ton Pentre, South Wales.

Would you believe a driving school in the Merseyside area called 'L Passo'. [David Percy]

Fruit, vegetable and flower shop in Aylsham and Reepham, Norfolk goes by the name of 'Meloncaulie Rose'. [Mary + John Longhurst]

Barbers shop named 'Herr Kutz'. [David Percy]

Knockin, in Shropshire has to have a 'Knockin Shop' naturally. What it sells is not given. [Peter Smith]

There is, apparently, a mobile snack bat in Cornwall, UK which goes by the name of, 'The Star Chip Enterprise.' [John Aikman]

There was an Indian restaurant in Radford, Nottingham, UK which went under the name of ' Balti Towers'. [Probably only appreciated by British readers]

On a butcher's van on Dartmoor - "Tor to Tor Delivery." [Roger McCann reports]

A hire van company in Kent called "Van Gough". [Bob Humm saw]

Between Tenby and Pembroke can be found a specialist horticultural nursery boasting a sign reading: "Your fuchsia is in our hands." [Tim Large]

In Havant, Hants, UK a greetings card shop can be found that goes by the name of "Havant Forgotten". [Nick Morris]

There is a whole-food shop in Argyll called "Oban Sesame". [Cyril Bailey]

Drop your pants here, and you will receive prompt attention. Sign on a laundrette.



6 comments:

Terra said...

These shop names are a hoot!

Renie Burghardt said...

Most of thesee are pretty funny. But the last one has me preplexed! In other words, I don't get it! LOL

Cheryl said...

Very clever and witty.

ChrisJ said...

I love all these. I'm not good at puns but these are wonderful.

Arkansas Patti said...

All are clever but liked "A Pane in the Glass" the most. Wish I could think of these things.

Country Mouse Studio said...

these were great!