Friday, February 02, 2007

Street life

Going back a decade or so ago, the town in which I grew up decided to name a new street after Bob Geldof. I thought this was scraping the bottom of the barrel. It seems I was wrong.

As you can see from the genuine newspaper clipping above, we in the UK have now begun naming streets after medical practices.

So after Dental Close, where can we go next? Orthodonty Way, perhaps? Chiropody Street? Gynaecology Grove? Rhinoplasty Road?

Yes, great names all, coming soon to a housing development near you. What other suggestions can you make?

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Blogger Red said...

Who was it who said that the properties in Bunyan Road were having difficulty selling because it sounded too much like Bunion?

02 February, 2007 12:43  
Blogger Tanya said...

Proctology Place

02 February, 2007 12:46  
Blogger Karen said...

Augmentation Alley

02 February, 2007 13:26  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

Colonoscopy Circle

02 February, 2007 14:55  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Red: Yeah, that was bizarre!

Tanya: I might have known...

Karen: Nice one.

Martha Elaine Belden, get your mind out of the gutter!

02 February, 2007 15:00  
Blogger Lee said...

Anal Lightening Lane.

02 February, 2007 15:17  
Blogger Milla said...

Silicone Tits Road.
Oh, there's one already? Oh sorry.
Jenna Jameson Gardens.

02 February, 2007 16:07  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Lee: It's good to see a repeat of that wonderful procedure, thanks.

Milla: Both of yours are great suggestions. And finally we move away from butts!

02 February, 2007 16:20  
Blogger Tanya said...

How about Botox Boulevard? Would that count?

02 February, 2007 16:39  
Blogger Karen said...

Wait...I just realized that the house is going for almost a 1/2 million pounds! Is that right? That's over a $1M CDN! Holy crap.

02 February, 2007 17:21  
Blogger ldbug said...

That's an expensive home!

OK, maybe you guys can clear something up for me...I heard just yesterday that property in the UK doesn't really belong to anyone? You lease your property from the government?

Liposuction Lane?

02 February, 2007 18:16  
Blogger _z. said...

i'll try some mental street names :P

- schizophrenia interchange.
- viscious circle.
- hysteria lane.
- depressive boulevard
- anxiety street.

my first choice would be of course(if we move back to butts)
- Anal Cove.

02 February, 2007 18:27  
Blogger Gentleman-hobbs said...

And in line with the dental profession an obscene price too.

02 February, 2007 19:14  
Blogger Gentleman-hobbs said...

On a lighter note

Lesby Avenue
Pubic Crescent

02 February, 2007 19:16  
Blogger Candy Minx said...

Pap Smear Place

02 February, 2007 20:50  
Blogger Lee said...

In my opinion, one can't bring up Anal Lightening enough.

02 February, 2007 22:45  
Blogger Melanie said...

Vaginal Reconstruction Avenue

03 February, 2007 05:20  
Blogger The Freelance Cynic said...

Certain parts of East London should be called Phlebotomist Drive - The Perfect place to lose some blood!

03 February, 2007 10:35  
Blogger Pickled Olives said...

Dentists need love too.

03 February, 2007 11:50  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fistula Gardens?

03 February, 2007 20:31  
Blogger FOUR DINNERS said...

Bunnion Boulevard? this is gettin silly

03 February, 2007 21:18  
Blogger mister anchovy said...

lobotomy lane

03 February, 2007 22:59  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

These are all great, thanks guys. I've had a right laugh reading them all!

04 February, 2007 13:10  

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