Punning Business Names In The UK

If you’re taking a virtual trip of Google Maps – particularly around the UK – you will come across a lot of beautiful things. And then you reach some areas that just pop out in a way you’re not expecting them to. You may or may not ask yourself why they look familiar,  but then you realize, it’s a “punny” business name.

SELLFRIDGES

Landlord Discount In All Appliances, Northwold Road, London

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.563187, -0.072789

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CAKE EXPECTATIONS

 

Cake Expectations, Croydon Road, Elmers End, Beckenham

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.398779, -0.044856

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WRIGHT HASSALL SOLICITORS

Wright Hassall LLP Solicitors, Olympus Avenue, Royal Leamington Spa

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 52.277304, -1.551330

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SINGHBURY’S

 

Singhsbury’s Superstore, Salusbury Road, London

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.540136, -0.208918

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MORRISINGH’S

 

Morrisinghs, West Allotment, Newcastle upon Tyne

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 55.027553, -1.514278

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FRYING NEMO

Frying Nemo, High Street, Carlton

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 53.710086, -1.019716

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AMY’S WINEHOUSE

Amy’s Winehouse, Saint Thomas’ Street, Sunderland

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 54.906434, -1.381031

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JIM’LL MIX IT

1, MixIt Concrete – London, Lusty Industrial Estate, Empson Street, London

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.522349, -0.011265

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You’ve got to hand it to them, it’s not a poor attempt of marketing, however some may beg to differ; suggesting a lack of creativity and/or copyrighting is implied. We disagree. After-all, it’s a clever tactic that will make people look, laugh, remember and most likely talk about among there family and friends – And that’s the point!

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