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a couple of obvious ones in there, i.e. "a salt and battery" but mostly good, family friendly, pun fun.
by my mum's house is called 'Curl up and Dry'.
Also one I remember in Victoria called, 'Ryan Hair'.
Blatant Blues Brothers rip off
THE BEST BUTTY BAR
is like when on an apprentice task they think they've come up with a great idea just because they've managed to get a pun in the name, when in fact there's no appeal.
there's on in my home town called BLOW YOUR TOP.
For a while it was actually BLOW YOU'RE TOP.
Doesn't even work. Doesn't even work.
- antiques shop called Den of Antiquity
- minibus rental firm called Chariots of Hire
I've been to #13.
I didn't really get it
Kid's close shop in Glasgow called Weans World.
I was looking at the house I grew up in on Google Maps the other day and saw someone's opened a pet grooming business at the end of the road with a... questionable choice of name: http://bit.ly/l7Tbcc
The tanning place near where I live now is called Son of a Beach.
Not a pun, but my mum's frined is a butcher and he is known locally as The Prince of Mince. When he walks down the street, people don;t call out, 'hey duncan', instead they actually say 'hey prince o mince'. It's quite brilliant. He has now had the slogan put on his butcher's van :'')
where i live
called 'Wok this way'.
It was quite good.
I'm going to call it In The Gateau.
As in paint stripper, I assume.
There's two where I live, The Chip Inn and the In Plaice.
Fags 'n' Mags
Edinburgh Fringe (a hairdressers in edinburgh)
Chinese restaurant in Leicester called Big Wang Restaurant. I'm not even sure if that counts as a pun.
where sex crimes happen.
Our chinese takeaway in, nearly, Brixton was called The Wok Inn.
The atttoo shop round from my work is called Inkdependent
A couple of years back, and saw all these betting shops called, 'Paddy Power’. I was like oh this is ace, great name for a betting shop. I took loads of photos and then got back to London and realised they have them here too.
London's premier concrete supplier
a second hand shop in north London.
They had a sign up outside advertising the 'best hand jobs in Stoke on Trent'
Roland Butters - http://is.gd/gunake
Joanna Goodbite - http://is.gd/orebed
Iron Maidens (Ironing service)
One Step Ahead (another hairdressers)
R Soles, (famously) in Brighton
Tanz in ere
It is a wine retailer.
not a shop, sure....
but there's a tanning place near us called `Tanorexic`. I want to put their windows in the no-taste-having arseholes.
Sunbed place, Maryhill Rd, Glasgow
Sunbed place, some shitty road in Gateshead
Also, CaliforniAnne, which i don't think is a pun really.
They bought the failing restaurant on the other side of the road to them and called it Over The Wro.
wtf is a 'pet bakery'?
Taxidermist on Essex Road
plus, next door: Sew Fantastic (fashion fabrics & haberdashery)
U Rang A Tan (Tanning Shop)
Mud, Sweat and Gears (Bike Shop & Repairs)
Spruce Springclean (Cleaners)
Indiana Bones and the Temple of Groom (Dog Groomers)
Weed It & Reap (Garden Maintenance)
at waterloo station
such rubbish fish and chips though
Both spotted at Glastonbury.
Bad one's located near me are:
'Floral & Hardy'
'Shape Up B 4 U Rave Up'
but my parents called in some tree surgeons a few weeks ago. The company in question? 'Special Branch'
There is a now a competition on the Yelp London Facebook page looking for the best of these Punny Business names. You guys seem to have great ones to share (U Rang a Tan is currently my personal favourite) but go check it out and post some pics:
Filled Of Dreams - Sandwich shop
Cutting Remarks - Hairdressers
A sandwich shop in Newcastle
was a secondhand sporting good shop in my hometown.
And a cafe on Smithdown Rd, Toxteth called Soup Herb Sandwiches.