Vintage brand names that don’t quite work nowadays … for some reason

RETRO bile beans

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I’m sure it’s quite the istinution of lerning

language school, Syria

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Another from the Bad Business Names Bureau

bad biz name a whole chiro n

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A little vintage self-help .. because who wouldn’t want to look like that hunk?

retro how to be goodlooking

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from the Bad Business Names Bureau

oops japanese hair salon2

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Great moments in scientific research

HEADLINE dogs bark2

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Headline of the day: Just your usual drunk, peanuts, sex with ambulance story. Nothing to see here you haven’t seen before …

HEADLINe drunk peanut bag

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Just in time for Bastille Day

franch escargots weird asia

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Great moments in (extremely complicated) acrostic advertising

karate sign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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from the Rather Unfortunate Names department

wedding announcements beaver wetter

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Highly philosophical signs

today under construction

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Extremely stupid product idea of the day: A personal stomach pump to keep your weight down

Yes, now you can have your cake and not digest it too!

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Spelling outrage of the day: The problem with excessively emotional pools.

SUMMER a bit of sentiment pool

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Quite interesting (yet somehow unappetizing) menu translation of the day

Would I eat that?  You bet your sweetENGRISH menu our sweet ass, um, oh, never mind.  I wouldn’t.

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A Chinese brand manager is apparently, er, blind to the dubious taste quotient here ..

helen keller sunglasses

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Meanwhile, in Munich …: Headline of the day

lamb brothel

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Apostatic apostrophe of the day

grammar JULY no class'es2

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USA! USA! (Unusually Stupid Americans, that is …)

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The best “Why English is Stupid” sign of the week

horse worse sign

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How to have a happy (-ish) 4th of July

July 4 park rules freedom

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Just in time for the 4th: Great moments in patriotic spelling

rember july 4

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from the Brand Names that Don’t Quite Work in the U.S. department

BAD DRINK Pschitt

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A Blast from the Past — an ad from the Mad Men era … when even lard could look exciting and cool! (Well, kind of.)

RETRO FOOD lard ad

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Police blotter item of the day: Just in time for Canada Day

POLICE BLOTTER merely canadians

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Vital newspaper correction of the day

JUNE cocaine not crack

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