Local businesses with delightfully formed or mellifluous names

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I always liked the assonance/near rhyme of Tucson Futons


Here Comes Abbryone (Abbbottt), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 03:09 (eleven years ago) link

speaking of tucson, i took this pic of ROFFLER there:


eyes of dora maar (get bent), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 03:12 (eleven years ago) link

local favorite, slightly grisly so maybe not quite melifluous but:

Jacka The Knacker

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 03:15 (eleven years ago) link

Roffler is some kind of chain? They had one in Las Cruces. That partic Roffler on Swan is also the weirdly Charlie Chaplin-themed HAIR BY TOP BANANA


I was going to go there after getting a bad haircut at XANADU in Tucson and then I realized I could visit a salon on a basis other than having an appealingly left-field name

Here Comes Abbryone (Abbbottt), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 03:15 (eleven years ago) link


eyes of dora maar (get bent), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 03:16 (eleven years ago) link


)Dre( vs. (Eazy), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 04:08 (eleven years ago) link


highlight of my commute when i used to work in hartford: driving past HALF ON A BABY

scream blahula scream (govern yourself accordingly), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 04:26 (eleven years ago) link


Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 04:34 (eleven years ago) link

there is a gym near to where i sit now called 'filet of fitness' it is attached to a fish store called holy mackerel

lag∞n, Tuesday, 3 April 2012 04:38 (eleven years ago) link


)Dre( vs. (Eazy), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 04:42 (eleven years ago) link


Here Comes Abbryone (Abbbottt), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 05:02 (eleven years ago) link

really doing it for me, that one is

Here Comes Abbryone (Abbbottt), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 05:02 (eleven years ago) link

In Tallin there is a bar called "Depeche Mode Bar" (though I think they've had to shorten it to "DM Bar" nowadays). The only music that plays there, well, I think you can guess this one...

Tuomas, Tuesday, 3 April 2012 09:08 (eleven years ago) link

FISHCOTHEQUE definitely belongs here.

four weeks pass...

probably fake, but


StanM, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:03 (eleven years ago) link

My local osteopaths: BACKS & BEYOND.

I wish to incorporate disco into my small business (chap), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:51 (eleven years ago) link

Their "happy customers" pics would certainly suggest a fake:




Tuomas, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:52 (eleven years ago) link

I think it's the same oversized glasses in pic 1 and 3...

Tuomas, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:53 (eleven years ago) link

"Its the size that matters", says D. Smoth, "especially in urban areas".

Yeah, definitely a fake.

Tuomas, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:55 (eleven years ago) link

one year passes...

Not local to me but


, Monday, 24 February 2014 03:53 (nine years ago) link

Local to me


, Monday, 24 February 2014 03:54 (nine years ago) link

four months pass...
two months pass...


, Monday, 25 August 2014 19:14 (nine years ago) link

ilx user 'wins' should be in charge of naming all business concerns imo

rip van wanko, Monday, 25 August 2014 19:25 (nine years ago) link

five months pass...


, Sunday, 1 February 2015 16:45 (nine years ago) link

two months pass...


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tender is the late-night daypart (schlump), Sunday, 12 April 2015 16:33 (eight years ago) link


slam dunk, Monday, 13 April 2015 00:31 (eight years ago) link


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I went here looking for a bike & was tempted to ask if they sold 'Doo Doo Brown'. great sign, too!

the geographibebebe (unregistered), Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:56 (eight years ago) link

three months pass...
three years pass...

Intrigued by a bakery I just passed - Captain Squid: The Original Croissant.

ShariVari, Friday, 22 February 2019 06:08 (four years ago) link

four years pass...

jah wobble on the radio yesterday talking about a gay bar he used to frequent pre-punk called Rod's

koogs, Sunday, 11 February 2024 18:26 (one week ago) link

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