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Great business names of our time

I rather like this.
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Anonymous Anonymous said... 12:52 pm

If you like that you'll love Pornaments  

Anonymous newmania said... 12:57 pm

Hairdressers are so inventive with the name of the shop I suspect it takes up four weeks of the six week course.

Fringe benfits
Cut Above
Clip Joint
Just a snip
Parting Company

and many many more  

Blogger Croydonian said... 1:11 pm

I've spent many a happy minute marvelling at hairdressing establishment's names in the yellow pages. Presumably everyone knows the civil engineer joke that used to be in the directories?  

Anonymous newmania said... 1:24 pm

Edward`s Scissor hands
Beyond the fringe
Hair we go
Barber Black Sheep  

Anonymous newmania said... 1:36 pm

What joke ?

Make the cut
Hair Brushed out
Get Cut `ere  

Blogger Croydonian said... 1:41 pm

"Civil Engineers - see boring". Or maybe vice versa.  

Anonymous newmania said... 1:42 pm

Barber Ann
The Cutty Smart
Comb Back baby Comb Back  

Anonymous newmania said... 1:45 pm

Pause for breath....

Snuff? Or do you want some more?  

Anonymous Anonymous said... 1:54 pm

you hae to go along way to beat cowboy boot merchants

Blogger Croydonian said... 1:56 pm

Or the plumbers Titus Aduxass. Yes, really.  

Anonymous newmania said... 2:28 pm

Sofa King isn`t bad and C may have noticed the Croydon hoarding ."you`ll never belive we`re Sofa king cheap"

I don1t belive you C on the ducks arse, and R Soles therfore takes the palm  

Blogger Croydonian said... 2:35 pm

As seen with my own eyes. 'Twas a van heading northwards on the M1, I think. Would I lie to you good people?  

Anonymous newmania said... 2:53 pm

truthiness abounds  

Blogger Croydonian said... 3:02 pm

I'm shocked, shocked by this lack of trust.  

Blogger dearieme said... 4:08 pm

Remember the old Peter Dominic chain? Scrawled in the dust on the back of one of their delivery vehicles "Van ordinaire".  

Anonymous newmania said... 4:44 pm

Ha ha ha Dearieme (and ho ho ho)  

Anonymous verity said... 5:54 pm

Sorry, but the R Soles is not apt. PHitch, or whatever the nomme de guerre is today, said it was on a pair of Western boots.

Sorry, but in the US, the word arse is completely unknown.  

Blogger Croydonian said... 6:00 pm

I think it is a UK business

Here is their site  

Blogger Hercules said... 6:15 pm

There used to by a bed company off Vallance Road in East end called "happy nightmares" it always made me chuckle.  

Blogger Croydonian said... 6:20 pm

That's pretty good.

In the same neck of the woods there's 'The Rebel Launderette and Dry Cleaners'.  

Anonymous newmania said... 6:38 pm

Vinyl Countdown
Jason`s Doner van

Both local and the ubiquitous aba kebab ra  

Blogger Croydonian said... 6:40 pm

There's a Vinyl Resting Place near Croydonian Towers.  

Anonymous verity said... 7:04 pm

There's someone making Western footwear in Britain? How ridiculous.  

Blogger Praguetory said... 9:04 pm

N - Curl Up & Dye  

Anonymous newmania said... 11:26 pm

P - Rats I was trying to remember that one. Jolly good. Vinyl resting place ..thats two vendors of the platter with the same damn pun in the same damn town.Sheeesh  

Anonymous newmania said... 10:23 am


The final word , a treasure trove of eccentricity . Good Old Us!!1  

Blogger Croydonian said... 10:32 am

Some quality stuff there. I liked 'Wok this way' in particular.

Here's a hotlink for the terminally lazy.  

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