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A town making fun of itself

Post by pīwakawaka on Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:22 pm

Had another acupuncture session yesterday, followed a very short migraine attack last evening (10 hours is extremely short for me). However by mid morning today, I felt well enough to venture driving myself and wife the 50 minutes to the city where my parents live. On the way we passed through a small township with the delightful name of Bulls. The locals have had fun creating puns for local enterprises. For example:

Bank-a-bull: a bank
Indispense-a-bull: a pharmacy
Eat-a-Bull: a delicatessen
Collect-a-bull: a second-hand shop
Wear-a-bull: a clothing shop
Consume-a-bull: a fast food outlet
Collect-a-Bull: an antique shop
Educate-a-Bull: a primary school
Irresist-a-Bull: a sweet shop
Memor-a-Bull: local Historical Society
Lick-a-Bull: an ice cream shop
Redeem-a-Bull: a church
Cure-a-bull: a medical centre
Extinguish-a-Bull: local fire brigade
Hospit-a-Bull: a motel

There were quite a few more which have escaped me for the moment, but there were three places which really stood out for me:

Non-return-a-bull: a support service for new babies and their mothers
Relieve-a-bull: public toilets
Const-a-bull: the local Police station

I wonder if there are other locations that have had fun with their own name in a similar fashion?

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Post by Nekoha on Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:05 pm

lol!

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Post by h.tomlinson on Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:30 pm

lol! Made me smile on a hard morning at work. flower
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Post by Tee on Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:57 am

lol!

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