I feel like we often don't acknowledge how very strange US grocery store names are. People just think it's normal to shop at a place called Big Bear or Giant Eagle or Piggly Wiggly.
So I used GPT-3 to add to a list of Perfectly Normal grocery stores.
@janellecshane my father would shop at Boonie Weasel just because he and the mascot wear the same hat. I'm picturing a somewhat scraggly weasel, wearing a fisherman's vest, a boonie hat, and big yellow rubber boots.
@janellecshane I always shop at Dandy Orchard, because I have some class, unlike the people who frequent Large Bag.
In Germany, hairdressers have weird names, using 'hair' or German 'Haar' in many ways.
Hairport is obvious...
My mind still cannot process that there was at one point a print shop chain in America called "Kinkos".
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