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Old 03-26-06, 12:16 AM
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Funny small business name

I drove by a new strip mall that is being built. It is not open yet, but there are already signs up for some of the businesses.

There is a mail & ship type store called "Goin' Postal"

It cracked me up, but I wondered if some people would be offended by it. (We are only an hour away from the post office that had the first big post office shooting.)

The only other time I remember laughing out loud at a business name was at a dog groomers I saw called "Doggy Style".

Any funny business names near you? Do people take them seriously or do they quickly go out of business?
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Had a friend who tried to open a hairstyle place. While she was doing freelance work making money to rent a place, her cards said, "Curl Up And Dye"
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Not really a funny name, just a funny font choice:

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That reminds me....








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Originally Posted by Vandelay_Inds


you collect those?
duh, i could smell the formledhyde before clicking on the link
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There was a store that I passed the neon sign said "Liquor in the rear"
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
Not really a funny name, just a funny font choice:

Heh, it's funny, but what's it supposed to be?
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Originally Posted by natevines
Heh, it's funny, but what's it supposed to be?
Mega Flicks
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
Not really a funny name, just a funny font choice:


Are they still in business? I would imagine they get a ton of people coming by to look, but wonder if it equates to customers. Hell I would rent there if they were near me.
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Real stores:

Florist Gump

Higher Ground (coffee shop)

Spearmint Rhino (gentlemen's club)

Title Wave (book store)
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There is a Floral and Hardy flower shop in my city...
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There's a hair salon near here called Rape of the Locke.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
There's a hair salon near here called Rape of the Locke.


"Say what?"
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This is the concept used for a sign on a local Christian bookstore, except on the storefront it's all one color.



When it first opened, I wondered why on earth somebody would name their store "Hi Sword."
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we just had a thai restaurant open up the road named phuket
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This was always one of my favorites

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That "Clinica Dental" sign reminds me of a WC Fields movie short where he was a Dentist. He was treating the tall woman and somehow she ended up on him like that with both feet in his coat pockets and her arms around his neck. It was clearly a cleverly planned sex gag.
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I live by this bunhole liquors:


I guess Beavis and Butthead made it popular but a bunghole is just a hole where you place a valve on a wine barrel
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My ex and I had a place at Lake of the Ozarks, and we drove past Big Dick's on the way there.
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Olympia Washington has a family restaurant called Dirty Dick's. I think because of the name they actually put "Family Restaurant" on the sign.
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We have a "Hung Far Low" Chinese place in the downtown area.
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There is are at least 5 restaurants named Pho King in the U.S. (Oakland, CA; Seaside, CA; Alexandria, VA; Mountlake Terrace, WA; Sacramento, CA).
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Originally Posted by namja
There is are at least 5 restaurants named Pho King in the U.S. (Oakland, CA; Seaside, CA; Alexandria, VA; Mountlake Terrace, WA; Sacramento, CA).
There used to be a "Foo Kee Chinese Buffet" in Kansas City North.
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There still is a Foo Kee...it just moved down a few blocks.
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Originally Posted by Tygan
There still is a Foo Kee...it just moved down a few blocks.
I used to live in Gladstone, MO -- moved to Kansas in '97 -- haven't been up there in Foo-Keeng forever.

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