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    Default Re:whatever happened to "punny" names?

    The thread wasn't dead, just resting ;-)
    New contributions to a subject like this are always appreciated (at least by those of us with a sense of humour)
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    Default Whatever happened to 'Punny' names

    For what it's worth - and only because theis topic has been revived from its 'resting' status . .

    In Auckland (New Zealand), during the '80's Falcon Transport Ltd operated a Door-to-Door delivery service throughout the city.

    Their advertising motos varied depending on the owner-operator, but included in the gems which appeared on the sides of their trucks were the following:

    The Best FALCON Service Anywhere
    You won't get better FALCON service
    We're FALCON Better than the rest

    There were doubtless others, but you get the idea.

    Sadly, Falcon seem to have disappeared during the 1990's.

    Any other similar from out in the big wide world?

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    Hi Guys,

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    Quote Originally Posted by ;82374
    Not to ressurect a dead thread, but there is a Bob & Tom (local, but syndicated nationally, morning radio show) "commercial" advertising the new merger between the Norfolk Southern and Waypal Delivery Services, forming a new company called Norfolk & Waypal. "Need to send it overnight by train? Norfolk & Waypal!" It's on a few of their CDs.
    Ah yes I remember the Bob and Tom show with their Norfolk & Waypal commercial!!!
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    I have a new name thought of already for my future layout. Once I commence construction and start a new thread on it. I will Post it as the name of the railroad.
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