Monday, May 16, 2011

Punny Business

Question: What's the punniest kind of business? Which category of business venture is most inclined to have a pun as a business name? Contenders are coffee shops:
  • Central Perk (y'know, on "Friends", near Central Park)
  • City Perk (same concept, but here in N.O. near City Park)
  • Brewed Awakening
  • etc.
and hair salons:
  • Shear Magic
  • Shear Madness
  • pretty much any other possible pun on "shear"
Other coffeeshop/salon examples? Other types of pun-prone businesses? We must get to the bottom of this. (Oh yeah, "Bottoms Up". Low-end strip clubs and cheezy off-color bars also seem to like the puns.)

6 comments:

  1. Cutting Edge and Happy Looker are two hair salons here in Reno. The Happy Looker is run by the man we call "The Hair Nazi." He is part concierge/part dictator, presiding over the army of hair cutters that work there.

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  2. Daily Grind
    Higher Ground

    A Cut Above
    Cost Cutters

    Salon pun we will never see: "A Thousand Cuts".

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  3. And, Cutting Edge

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  4. Nail salons and BBQ places like puns, too.

    Is there any correlation between pun name and suckiness of business?

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  5. Anonymous9:14 PM

    True Brew
    Higher Grounds
    Shear Power

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  6. Sacred Grinds coffee shop at the end of the Cemeteries Line always makes me wince.

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