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This is no. 8 in a series of posts that is about funny business names or signs that we captured on film. From time to time during our travels, we come across English names that makes us laugh.

Check out Hilarity in names #1, #2, #3#4#5, #6 and #7.

Gentle Monster – Authorized Lens Service Store in Seoul

 

Xray at Zurich airport sells specs – these eyewear shops have imaginative names !

 

Meat Stop – a fast food joint in Moscow – bonus : there is a “pre-party bar” next door – I couldn’t decipher the cyrillic name.

 

iCracked – a store that repairs phone and tablet screens and sell protectors in Tokyo

 

This bar in Madrid is brutal.

 

“WELLMADE” in Seoul – something “for our work & life balance with Indian” ?  I cannot remember what it sells. The Korean sign above is advertising for a place called Geneva which provides cosmetic and dermatologic treatment including hair growth.

 

Lefties in Madrid

 

In the end, there is “anal” in Bilbao or perhaps it is “anai” or “ana1”  …

There are more to come …

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This is no. 7 in a series of posts that is about funny business names or signs that we saw. Since we visited Japan recently, we would make this post a Tokyo special.

See Hilarity in names #1, #2, #3#4#5 and #6 at the respective link.

“WOMB”

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“Master Bunny Edition” – a line of Golf wear, really.

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“The Obsession Gallery”

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“Raw Life”

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“Hair Slug”

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“C’est Bien” – It’s well – SM gears.

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” Whoop’-de-doo’ ”   – costume no age

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“Vandalism” – an alternative cafe and bar

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Tokyo is rich.

Don’t forget to check the other posts.

This is no. 6 in a series of posts that is about funny business names or signs that we captured on film. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh.

See Hilarity in names #1, #2, #3#4 and #5 at the respective link.

“Fatal” restaurant, Budapest, Hungary

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Deadly Shop, Catania, Sicily

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Less is Less – a bike shop. There was a “More & More” in an earlier post.

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Less is More – we suspect one can buy this neon sign from somewhere because we saw another neon sign of similar size and style of script in Vienna last year, and here it is again in Kuala Lumpur. See the other sign here.

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Made in World – that’s just about everywhere, right ?

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Dive cafe & bar

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Funny Boy Kebab

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There are more to come …

This is no. 5 in a series of posts that is about funny business names that we captured on film. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh.

See Hilarity in names #1, #2, #3 and #4 here.

Boner – a lamp store in Berlin

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LSD = Love Sex Dreams (possibly too small to see in photo), Berlin

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Tattoo Mums, Copenhagen

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Just Eat, Copenhagen

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Restaurant Live Food, Catania, Sicily – if you read the menu, you will notice the last item on the meat column is “Chicken Chest” !

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Burger King in Italy have on its menu “Angry Whopper” – we thought it might have something to do with Angry Birds but there was no other visible promotional text or items to confirm.

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Slut Spurt – no idea what it means in Danish (even after checking Google Translate), Copenhagen

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Well, Danish colleague confirmed that it means something like a last minute dash in a race – here, I guess it means a last chance sale.

This is no. 4 in a series of posts that is about funny business names that we saw. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh. We caught some other funny names here that have an alternative meaning.

See the earlier posts Hilarity in names #1, #2  and #3, herehere and here.

Lucky Stiff Cuir, Chambery – leatherwear (cuir means leather in French)

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The Mosquito, Ko Samui – it says “accommodation” above in neon blue –  so it is a hostel, is the name a warning ?

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Les enfants terribles, Barcelona – (les enfants means the children)

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Wormland, Munich – it is a clothing store not a pet or bait store.

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Awfully chocolate, Hong Kong

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Anti-Flirt, Paris

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Bad Hotel zum Hirsch, Baden-Baden (Bad means spa in German)

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This is no. 3 in a series of posts that is about funny business names that we saw. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh. See Hilarity in names #1 and #2, here and here.

What makes most of us laugh ? Mention a bodily function.

Farto – Sao Paulo – a drugstore.

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Fart is the name of a transportation network serving the Ticino region of Switzerland.

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Another Fart.

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2theloo – Amsterdam. This is a pay-to-use public bathroom that sells toiletries.

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To balance the tone of this post, here are some names that show a bit of wit in naming a business.

Less is More, Vienna

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More & More, somewhere in Germany

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As it says, there are More and More.

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*Oh_ mystore!  – Hong Kong

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More to come.

This is no. 2 in a series of posts that is about funny business names that we captured on camera. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh. See Hilarity in names #1 here.

Happy pills, Amsterdam

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Happy seems to be popular word to use a name. I am sure there are lots out there.

Happy Horse – Lugano.

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Dick, Bern

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Dirty Dicks, London

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Homeless, Hong Kong – a shop that sells housewares

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Get your gift – Lugano. English words are hip in parts of Europe.

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Mess, New York, Chinatown. It is a hair salon called Mess.

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Hope these photos brought a smile to your face.

This is a new series of posts that is about funny business names that we saw. Since we are now living in continental Europe, from time to time we come across English names that makes us laugh.

White Trash Fast Food, Berlin

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Well, these business names are not as crazy as the menu translations and informational signs in China (there are web sites and flickr pages dedicated to that madness). Click here for some laughs.

No Water – Versailles  – Yes, it is a bar called No Water.

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Nocollection – Paris

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the dog is hot – Barcelona  – hot dog takeout joint with racy graphics

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Fatty, Sao Paulo – sells ladies’ shoes.

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Fatty Man, sells to men.

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Hope these photos brought a smile to your face.