Betty Swollocks (Part II)

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by mr_hippo, 11 Sep 2007.

  1. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    Who was Betty Swollocks? It was a racehorse. Jenny Pitman, in the early 90s tried to name 3 horses. The names suggested by Jenny were rejected by the Jockey Club as those names had already been registered; it did not matter that those horses were long dead. Jenny then registered her 3 horses as 'Betty Swollocks', Joe Blob' and Mary Hinge.
    See section a, horse number 5 - refers to Mary Hinge
  2. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    I think Bangkok or Kokbang would be a cool name.
    Or Phuket :blush:
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    The village shop in Wellington in Herefordshire is called "Betty Swollocks". True :blush:.
  4. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Slightly OT, but the same reversal of letters.
    We used to occasionally amuse ourselves by reversing the first letters of two words to make summat rude.
    One guy came running in and said come and look at this one :blush::biggrin:

    Outside was a lorry....owned by Booker Fitch
  5. OP

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    Similar to gbb
    As a kid, I often saw a shopfitters van and read it as 'Shoplifters' and a scruffy lorry that had 'Welding Supplies' that I saw as 'wedding'
    My sister used to think that the church near our local baths was the Cavalry Church!
  6. disappearing chemists
  7. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    I once went into a camera shop and asked to look at the latest ... Mintola SLR!

    The guy in the shop put me right once he'd stopped laughing. :blush:
  8. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    My mate's mum always said that if she won the lottery, she would her get herself one of those Rolls and Royce cars!
  9. rustychisel

    rustychisel Well-Known Member

    my next cat is going to be named Duck Fat. Think of the fun I'll have with the neighbours, shouting out in the evening.
  10. OP

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    You could call it 'Lard' - it is a 'cooking fat'
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