Friday, February 03, 2012

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.

3 comments:

Lady Di Tn said...

Good ones. I never have been one to go to fast food places and now I know why after reading your previous post. Yuck. Have a grand weekend and I hope it is as warm up there as it is here. Peace

Country Mouse Studio said...

Quite the names :O)

Merle said...

Dear Patty ~ Some good ones
there. Sorry to be so long replying to your comments.Can only sit at the computer for a short time, then have to get up and walk or exercise.
I don't spend much time on Facebook, just check on my grandchildren mostly.
That is so early to get your granddaughter to school by 7.40. Our school hours are 9.00am to 3.30
allyear round. Take great care my friend. Love, Merle