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Sold! I'm there!
'Sophie's Choice' - a chip shop in King's Norton, Birmingham? I think not.
that is awful.
but the thought process behind that decision is impossible to comprehend. Holocaust? Chips? Yeah!
maybe she didn't...enlighten me
Do a wikipedia/googlation :D
"Sophie's deepest secret: when she arrived at Auschwitz, a sadistic doctor ordered Sophie to choose between the lives of her 6-year-old daughter, Eva, and her 10-year-old son, Jan. With only seconds to decide, she chose her son, leaving her with a guilt that she will never overcome."
I'd have been 'Hang on, this place sells chips, and I might get to see a woman, based on the shop name. Double winner! I'm going in!'
But I am quite simple.
it's not just me
I am quite simple too.
if Mr Slicky ever trades me in, we should 'hook up'
an Italian cafe/sandwich type shop.. Highbury.
Think its gone now tho'
...and i've only just made the connection.
for fuck's sake.
I saw a sign for this place on my way back from somewhere one time. I thought I drunkenly imagined it...
for an underwear shop in rome. it was awful.
in southampton city centre which just says 'PRIVATE SHOP'
surely thats a bit paradoxical?
of them say that?
I once worked in a Private store. I wouldn't recommend it.
Any interesting anecdotes you'd like to share with the group? Or was it just dirty old men in plastic macs buying amputee porn at 4am?
The plastic mac brigade weren't even the worst part - they walk in, know exactly what they want, pay and leave without a word. I love customers like that. You get the bondage freaks shopping for gadgets - they're mentally ill and speak exclusively in non-sequitors: "I had a really juicy orange before I came in here. Really juicy".
Then there's 'adventurous couple', where one of them is always more into 'it' than the other. You can tell, watching either him or her trying to get excited about selecting porn or sex tools. "Yes, this... is a good dildo. Let's take this one." "Oh, lesbian gash explosion! That looks... good."
I really shouldn't be as interested in that as I am. Oh, what has my life become.
I've never been in a Private Shop. Exactly how 'hardcore' is the stuff for sale? I always imagined it would be quite disappointing sub-Adult Channel rubbish. Not that I imagine that a lot. Honest.
of a canal/bridge/house interface thing in Lincoln city centre as well. That's kinda historic though, so they probably meant nothing by it when they named it. Probably.
but not one called yo_soy. Yet!
Guess what they sell...:-)
here in Sweden I'd try and make sure that I got the street number 26 and I'd call the shop '26'
I wonder if anyone can figure out why
Is 'Am', which is Swedish for shoe.
Lovely pair of ams. I don't fucking know, alright?
2 shillings and sixpence?
but kk kitchens DOES exist
called 'Sussex In The City' that just makes me angry every time i see it
behind Leeds uni.
i love that name.
called 'Miranda' apparently.
Sewing shop in Cardiff - Crafty Sew n, Sew
Kebab shop in Dublin (I Believe) Abra-Kebab-ra
Obviously meant HERE IS
a chain of shops, if I recall correctly...
Takeaway = Edinburger
Cobblers = Shoeperior
Gift shop selling tartan tat = Thistle do Nicely
Sandwich shop on Potterrow = The Potter Roll...
it's gone now though, moved down the road and is more sensibly named as Keller Kitchens.
There's an Indian Takeaway in Cardiff that I'm yet to try, for some reason the owners decided that Standard Balti would make an appealing name...
There used to be this guff-smelly decaying old tat / clothes shop near there called "That's Nice!" exclamation mark and all
I'm yet to have a meal in MBANGANG restaurant, Clapton...Maybe a first date affair.
All around the southwest, they are the premier phone shops for the southwest and have been around for ever.
as well as Jag's Catering.
is called The MOMO Shop. Seriously.
Cardiff has a 'Wayne's Video World'. The 'o' in 'video' is ACTUALLY THE WORLD!
A bit tricky. I'm 3500 miles from Cardiff. Sadly.
There's an Indian restaurant nearby called the Gaylord, and near my workplace is a hardware store called S+M Tools.
It is and always will be. Could anybody possibly thing of a more ugly, mundane word?
theres a bar in London called "Crow Bar" or something like that....
It's lush, a metal/ hard rockers bar, full of hard bastards.
And I saw a bakery called something like "The Most Glorious Pork Pie Establishment".
in the town I live in called "Miles of Value" that seels the tackiest shit ever. Its just awful and sells the most random things. A few years ago chavs stole loads of cheap, crappy things from there so no 16 years were allowed in without an adult. Its almost as if they thought there was actually something worth stealing...
*No one over 16 years old
I was close...
The name still amuses me!
this shop was in southampton for about 20 years. it was never open and there was never anything in the windows.
with 'Prima Doner' writ on it
laundry service type people in middlesbrough
There's a bar called Bar Cuntis. I've walked past it and taken pictures and everything.
There's a chinese restaraunt called "Y.Y. Chan", and next door someone has opened a sandwich shop called "Y.B. Hungry".
Wok You Like
did you say it was in london?