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Your favourite punny shop names

On Monday, we asked for you to send us your favourite shop pun names.

Here are our favourites:

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Image caption This ice cream parlour in Airdrie got quite a few nominations. It is channelling a famous Chewin the Fat catchphrase. Alan McCormack is a big fan and so are we
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Image caption This one is in Airdrie again. Scotland's pun capital? A dog wash shop called Captain Dugwash. Carol Peacock and Gary Lazarowics like this one
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Image caption Colin Dey nominates the Proper Tea Shop in Edinburgh - directly next to the Property Shop
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Image caption Where are you going? I'm away for a cone. This cafe and ice cream parlour in Cambuslang is a popular colloquial pun, ya nugget.
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Image caption Marie Wilkinson said her favourite shop name pun was this dog groomer's in Hawick
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Image caption Steven Westwater says this is one of the best puns. Banknock's finest cuisine and a tribute to John Cleese's classic comedy
Image caption This sandwich shop and coffee bar in Glasgow invites us to eat. Rachael Lochtie likes this one
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Image caption For those about to rock ... There really is no other name for a guitar shop in Ayr. Thanks to Thomas Nugent for this pic
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Image caption A barbers called Dan Druffs. It would be even better if it was in Ayr. But it is in Galston, which is Ayrshire. Ian Woodrow from Houston in Renfrewshire sent in this picture
Image caption It's a dress shop in Fochabers, let's call it Frockabers. Hurrah. Top pun name spotted by Gary Jappy from Culloden
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Image caption D'ya have a minute for a coffee? Denis Taylor said this name caught his eye in Kilmacolm
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Image caption Rosie Shannon says she introduced her primary school pupils in Tasmania, Australia, to puns using this shop name in Edinburgh
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Image caption Ian Woodrow also sent in this one from a gents barbers in Paisley.
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Image caption Paul Dempsey pointed out this optical boutique in Dundee
Image caption Should we do a pun name for our shoe shop? I'm solely tempted. The shop is in Lanark.
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Image caption Aberdeen is more famous for oil and gas than oil and glass art works. John Kirkwood is a fan of this pun
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Image caption Some of the puns are a bit obscure. This wedding dress shop in Peebles seems to be referencing an area of west London, best known for its BBC studios. Anthony Martin sent this picture.

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