Walking to meet a friend for lunch yesterday, I saw a truck labeled "S&M Food Services." Yes, they're real; that's what happens, I guess, when you decide not to hire one of them fancy-schmancy naming consultants to name your business. They even have "S&M Vending Machines"!
Their website promises the customer:
* Vast selection of regular and specialty goods * Full line of complimentary products * State-of-the-art equipment * Rapid response service policy
Doesn't that spark your imagination! A good Valentine's Day alternative for those for whom chocolates are just too .... vanilla.
(Another entertaining food-company name, which I similarly encountered walking to work many years ago, is the Puritan Ice Cream Company. That may not turn a native New Englander's head, but it sure sounded odd to this Midwesterner. I started a contest with some of my friends come up with the best Puritan ice cream flavors--I forget all of them, but some of the better entries were Straight & Narrow Rocky Road, Chocolate Mather, Sorbet in the Hands of an Angry God, and of course Preachers & Cream.)
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