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DH and I fell about laughing when we were visiting San Francisco and saw a van for a plumbing business called "rescue rooter". As has been mentioned numerous times on this board, 'root' in Australia is slang for 'play scrabble'. We could not imagine how you could be rescued by a scrabble player/rooter. We were so amused we took a picture .
When I was visiting Tasmania, I drove through a place called "Penguin". Stopped and took a couple of photos:"Penguin Butcher""Penguin Meals-on-Wheels"
Quote from: Redsoil on February 11, 2012, 07:09:03 AMWhen I was visiting Tasmania, I drove through a place called "Penguin". Stopped and took a couple of photos:"Penguin Butcher""Penguin Meals-on-Wheels"There is a town just north of Hobart called Baghdad. During the last Gulf war, the town butcher got a bit weary of the jokes and shut up shop.
There used to be wine bar in Bay Ridge with the name 'Between the Toes'. No thank you.
Beard Papa's Fresh'n Natural Cream Puffs.
I was watching "Dance Moms" last week and at the beginning of the episode they zoomed in on a local florist/gift shop called "Flowers in the Attic." I went .
There's a dress shop I used to pass on my route to work, called "The Story of O".I have no idea if they've read the book, but it made me laugh every time I saw it.
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