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Subject:Re: Weird store names From:Nancy Hayes <nancyh -at- PMAFIRE -dot- INEL -dot- GOV> Date:Tue, 9 Aug 1994 16:34:11 GMT
A chain of restaurants over in Britain named "Sweeny Todd's" that specializes
in meat pies. (No, I didn't eat there. I had enough trouble with a meat-pie
encounter in the Bath train station.) For those of you unfamiliar with the
reference, Sweeny Todd is the "protagonist" in a twentieth century opera of
that name. The subtitle is "Demon Barber of Fleet Street." He was a
slice-and-dice specialist who got rid of the bodies by supplying his girl
friend with "meat" for her pie stall. Now you know why I won't eat there.
--N. L. Hayes DISCLAIMER: Personal opinion, only.
nancyh -at- pmafire -dot- inel -dot- gov Does not represent company policy.