A new treasury of oddball store names from around the world.
Weird, Wacky and Just Plain Embarrassing Business Names From the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame Order the book here
This comment from the business name page deserves featuring since it is an instance of the all-important “things” concept. Tracy Says: July 19th, 2006 at 11:04 am We have “Taste Good” Chinese Restaurant here, and there’s this place that was called “Ying’s” and then he added more and called it “Ying’s Wings”. That wasn’t enough, […]
The creativity on display from Florida to Chicago can’t be beat. There are two new pages of roadside signage, the second devoted to Albany, Georgia, a great example of how lean times can preserve a certain slice of our visual culture.
S. Tice-Lewis contributed a great name, Cum Park Plaza in Haw River, N.C. I found it documented on another site.
A new round of names added to the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame: What the Pho Bellevue, Washington (John Carlton) Ave’s Taxidermy and Cheese, River Falls, Wisconsin (Sheryl Kostich) A-Furniture Store, Bakersfield, California (Gwen Barnes) Litteral Photography, Bakersfield, California (Gwen Barnes) Bearable Dentistry, Bakersfield, California (Gwen Barnes) Bender Chiropractic, Bakersfield, California (Gwen Barnes) The […]
Just added some great names to the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame: Hotel Mr. Bed City, Paris (me) Wok N Go – “It’s only Wok N Go, but I like it,” Lexington, Ky (Karl Lawrence) The Best Way Inn Motel, Carbondale, Ilinois (rl Lawrence) Holy Sheet! Housewares, Paramatta, NSW, Australia (Aaron T. Slater) King […]
Someone submitted this one a long time ago to the Grog N Groc Hall of Fame. I stumbled across the sign recently in Buffalo:
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