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  1. Jack the Stripper

    The shop may have moved on to pastures new but the legacy of a terrific pun lives on.
    Location: Bank

  2. Beauty and the Beach

    Stock up on spray tan and get those hairs removed at this aptly-named beauty salon.
    Location: Twickenham

  3. Codfather

    A place where you don't 'sleep with the fishes', you just cover them in salt and vinegar.
    Location: Marble Arch
    Supplied by @iamlizzybrown

  4. Eat and Two Veg

    Who says vegetarians don't have a sense of humour?
    Location: Marylebone

  5. Fishcotheque

    There's something about the mindless graffiti that just adds to the party feel of this 'traditional' chippy.
    Location: Waterloo

  6. Floors for Thought

    Just like your father always said; when it comes to flooring, don't rush the decision-making process.
    Location: Clapham

  7. Heaven Scent

    Stock up on spray tan and get those hairs removed at this aptly-named beauty salon.
    Location: Twickenham

  8. Gate Expectations

    Forget London's Charles Dickens Museum, this shop is the legacy the Victorian novelist would have wanted.
    Location: Wimbledon Chase

  9. Hi De Hilites

    What do you mean you don't get this pun? Don't you remember 'Hi-De-Hi'? It ran for nine series, that's almost twice as many as 'The Wire'.
    Location: Mitcham

  10. Iron Maiden

    As a general rule, the best puns are simple, effective and based on big-haired heavy metal bands from Leyton.
    Location: Kingston-Upon-Thames

  11. Jack the Clipper

    A versatile pun is put to good use for a barber shop this time round.
    Location: Whitechapel
    Supplied by Naina Mistry

  12. Philglas & Swiggot

    A highbrow pun for the sophisticated wine connoisseur.
    Location: Marble Arch
    Supplied by Kenny Blythe

  13. Planet of the Grapes

    A vintage pun for this specialist wine and spirits shop.
    Location: New Oxford St

  14. Pugs and Kisses

    The cute dog and pun combination proves deadly. A real 'Awwww' generator.
    Location: Fulham

  15. Ryan Hair

    Another pun from hair stylists, this time based on a budget airline.
    Location: Victoria
    Supplied by David McLagan

  16. Sellfridges

    We got so much abuse for not including this in the original gallery line-up. A Pundon classic.
    Location: Stoke Newington
    Supplied by Jenny Blair

  17. Sure Lock Homes

    Not technically a shop but this pun on the move is a total winner.
    Location: Here, there and everywhere
    Supplied by Mehreen Umar

  18. Woofs A Daisy

    Does this pun work? We're not totally convinced but 10/10 for effort.
    Location: Norbiton

London's funniest, punniest shop names

Chucklesome chip shops, snigger-inducing salons and hilarious hardware stores all feature in our gallery of London's most pun-tastic signage

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We've teamed up with Blogger The Punning Man to celebrate the fine art of punning in London. You can send your own pics to blog@timeout.com and we'll add the best to this gallery. Also, check out the Punning Man's top five London puns on the Time Out Blog.

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