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Funny Store Names

In San Jose, California there is a store called: Linoleum Dicks

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There's a chain of drugstores in Delaware called 'Happy Harry's Discount

Drugs'

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A chicken take-out chain (started by Rutgers University Students, NJ)

Cluck-U

In Gobles, Michigan, there is a resturaunt named "The Shagnasti"

There's a place in Calgary called "Mother Tuckers" except it's a

steak house

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In Troy NY : Bizzarro Funeral Home

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In Bellevue Iowa, there existed the "Dye Funeral Home".

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In Philadelphia, there's the "Deady Funeral Home". [Area residents are

aware that "Deady" rhymes with "lady", not "ready", but I can imagine

visitors doing a double take when they see the sign.]

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A Chinese Take-out called:

Fu-King Kitchen .......they caught on some months later - changed

it to Foo-King Kitchen.

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There's one in Texas called "Wok N Roll".

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In Logan, Utah, there is a Chinese Delivery place called,

Wok on Wheels

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In Toronto, a chain of Chinese fast food joints called Ho-Lee Chow.

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In England there is a store called Knobs and Knockers!

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Iin a suburb of Dallas, in a predominantly Asian community a salon

called Chin Hair Designs. Maybe a place to go in and get a goatee trimmed?

OK, it's not a pun, but there's a store in Columbia Missouri called

Liquor Guns and Ammo.

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I saw a picture of a small-town drugstore, owned by a guy named Mr Strange. The big neon sign advertised "Strange Drugs".

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There is an automotive part store in Colorado with a sign that says,

"We are happy to show you your parts."

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There is a sign at a garage that says "Johnsons Please Enter

Through Rear".

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There was once a marque in Seattle that read "NOW APPEARING - JIMMY

SMITH & HIS SWINGING ORGAN" (they probably had to show ID at the door).

There's an outhouse company in Edmonton whose slogan is:

"We handle the big jobs"

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Phoenix:

An electrical fix-it shop (displaced when I-10 went through town):

XXX Electrical Shop - Let us check your shorts!

Radiator repair shop (51 Ave & Glendale)

"Best place in town to take a leak!"

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In Dallas there's a Chinese restaurant called Wok Around the Clock.

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I haven't seen the one in Dallas- but here's another one for your list.

Vietnamese rice noodle soup is called "Pho" (pronounced like "Fa")

Vietnamese rice is called com (pronounced like "come")

There is a Vietnames restuarant called

"Pho Com"

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