Hair-Raising Puns

A recent conversation about puns in business names led to the conclusion that hairdressers are the most prone to advertorial punning. It seems that no-one is interested in naming their salon Jan’s Cut and Blow Dry when they could be calling it one of the following:hairmachine

  • Curl-Up and Dye
  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
  • Cutting Loose
  • The Brady Scrunch
  • Hair and There
  • Headz Up
  • Hair-A-Fair
  • Just Teezn
  • Ahead of Style
  • Cut and Dryed
  • Hair We Are
  • True Colours
  • Talking Heads
  • Cutz Above the Rest
Category: Deep Thinks
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12 Responses
  1. hmmm…how about blogs? they seem to be pretty big on the puns–especially the book ones. ahem.

  2. Susan says:

    You’re right. Book blogs and bookstores are guilty of rather shameless punning. I will have to gather some examples for a future post.

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  5. Tracy, The Brady Scrunch Hair Salon says:

    Wow, thanks for the recognition. The Brady Scrunch has retro decor so you feel like your having your hair cut in The Brady Bunch lounge room. I often receive comments, “This is like the house I grew up in” (usually people over 40). The decor came before the name which was a stroke of genius from my partner Gary! I wish to extend an offer to your readers; mention your blog/website & receive 30% off their first visit. Offer may end without notice.

    • Meredith says:

      Now I’m going to have to come in and check out your decor Tracy! Thanks for the offer – you’re very generous!

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