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Old 06.07.2012, 16:47
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I believe there is an Australian company making Piss beer
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Old 06.07.2012, 16:50
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I believe there is an Australian company making Piss beer
Foster's or Castlemaine?
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Old 06.07.2012, 16:52
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Re: Obscene company names

I'll set them up and you knock them down
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Old 06.07.2012, 17:04
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Last time I bought from them, the jewellery turned a funny color...like rusty brown. Make sure you don't buy from them!
I'm told the rings are popular!
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Old 06.07.2012, 17:05
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Re: Obscene company names

I go past this company's headquarters (Phnarr) all the time:

http://www.transextransport.ch/
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Old 06.07.2012, 17:36
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Indeed. www.pi55.com
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Old 06.07.2012, 17:45
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Oh and unbelievably, the Swiss company that makes this E-Type copy have called it 'The Growler' - i mean seriously, did no one, at any point during research, production & marketing, go "err, hang on a min..."
Exactly. It looks nothing like a pork pie.
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Old 06.07.2012, 18:25
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Oh and unbelievably, the Swiss company that makes this E-Type copy have called it 'The Growler' - i mean seriously, did no one, at any point during research, production & marketing, go "err, hang on a min..."

But they are not the only ones...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Growler_(vehicle)
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Old 06.07.2012, 18:54
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This one is my personal favourite
Haha, never thought of it that way before, always associated it with a furniture company. Herrumph, it's my married name.
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Old 06.07.2012, 19:35
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I'm told the rings are popular!
Yes but only when you give them the finger.... Size
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Old 06.07.2012, 19:43
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Snapped this one in Barcelona a few years ago:

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Re: Obscene company names

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Surely all it shows is your ignorance in not understanding the language where you live and assimilating everything to your own culture/language. I am sure there are an equal amount of "obscene names" for English speaking companies that translate in what could be construed as obscene,
And think how extremely well would rich tourists or expats be welcome in most of the users' homecountry if they mocked locals' names (not words but names) in their native language ...

I mean yes a person who has a really strange name within the same language (a few do come to my mind, think of a German footballer, e.g.) might have a problem,

persons who emigrate towards country in which the meaning of their original names make people laugh,

companies that want to sell their stuff but don't consider local customs or standards (thinking of Adidas and was it Goodyear having this Coran sure or the word of God written on their products, confusion of the left from the right in semitic language countries ...) ...

but yes really strange coming to a place and looking for names that in a certain language could mean something obscene ... any try in Mandarin here?
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Old 06.07.2012, 20:37
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Re: Obscene company names

I have seen this myself in Belfast during a short trip
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and in the stadium, you can eat a Young Boy sausage at half time .
oi, keep the church out of this
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Old 06.07.2012, 21:22
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Re: Obscene company names

Wish I had taken a picture of this, but a couple of weeks ago, I bought a new mattress pad... and across the front of the package, there was a big yellow star with the words:

SUPER DICK!



All I could think of was a penis wearing a cape.
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Wish I had taken a picture of this, but a couple of weeks ago, I bought a new mattress pad... and across the front of the package, there was a big yellow star with the words:

SUPER DICK!



All I could think of was a penis wearing a cape.
Get an orgasm faster than his shadow
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Old 06.07.2012, 22:19
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here you can buy cars that kick ass http://www.asscar.ch/
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Old 06.07.2012, 22:24
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Sure, e.g. the notorious Fick Museum in Oakley, KS.
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Re: Obscene company names

I saw frozen "krack sticks" for sale in a Co-op today. I knew the country was lax on some drugs, but not this.

Studying the map tonight, for tomorrows bike ride, I came across a place over the border named "Dung." As a place to live, that sounds every bit as depressing as the prospect of living in Slough.
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