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Funny Business Names

First of all, a disclaimer. What you will read below is something I did not write nor think up. It is from an e-mail forwarded by one of my sisters to our family e-group. I thought it was simply hilarious that I could not resist sharing it with everyone else through this blog.

I tried Googling the names for images; and while a few showed up, I could not really find pictures to substantiate the contents of the e-mail. Maybe many of the names were just invented; I would not know. All I know is that this is something we will all recognize as so, so Pinoy.

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A parlor in San Juan: Cut & Face

A wholesaler of balut in Sto. Tomas, Batangas: Starducks

A small Internet café: Café Pindot

A laundry shop in Manila: Summa Cum Laundry

A noodle restaurant in Pampanga: Mekeni Rogers

A restaurant in Pasig: Johnny’s Fried Chicken, The “Fried” of Marikina

A boxing gym in Taguig: Blow Jab 

A tombstone maker in Antipolo: Lito Lapida

A copy center in Sikatuna Village, Quezon City: Pakopya ni Edgar

A kambingan: Sa Goat Kita

A salon somewhere: Curl Up And Dye

A store selling feeds for chicken along Sucat Road: Robocock

A shoe repair in Marikina: Dr. Shoe-Bago

A shoe repair shop along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City: SHOEPERMAN (We will HEEL you, save your SOLE, and even DYE for you)

A petshop: Petness First

A flower shop: Susan’s Roses

A taxicab: Income Taxi

A second-hand watch store: 2nd Time Around

A squid stall in a wet market: Pusit to the Limit

A lawyer’s extension office: Nota Republic

A ceiling installer: Kisame Street

A car-repair shop: Bangga ka ‘day!

An aquatic pet store in Malolos: Fish Be With You

A fishball cart along P. Campa St., near UST: Eat MyBalls

A barber shop in Cagayan de Oro: Pinoy Big Barber

A resto in Baclaran: The Last Supper

A party-needs business: Balloon-Balloonan

A Chinese restaurant in Pasig: Lah-Fang

A store selling fresh chicken, apparently owned by a woman named Dina: Dina Fresh Chicken

A Hair Salon in Makati: Hair We Go Again

By the way, I just remembered – and I do not know how true this is – that there used to be a restaurant somewhere in Manila that used to be called Cooking ng Ina Mo. It used to be said, also, that a competitor set up shop right across the street and called his restaurant Cooking ng Ina Mo Rin.  I rest my case...

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