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Obscene Pub Signs

On 5 Feb 2011 at 3:45pm Cliffe Hanger wrote:
Is it just my filthy mind, or does the sign outside the newly-renovated Kings Head appear to show six spermatozoa swimming bravely uphill?
On 5 Feb 2011 at 5:58pm lewes born and bred wrote:
And you think that's "obscene" ?
On 5 Feb 2011 at 6:04pm High Dudgeon wrote:
The real obscenity is that it's another nail in the coffin of proper pub signs, no doubt in the name of 'branding'. Even the Lewes Arms decided the colours of the real Lewes Arms (blue and gold) didn't suit them and changed them to blue and white.
On 5 Feb 2011 at 7:30pm Deelite wrote:
I used to love the sign on the Queens Head in Brighton. The visage of Freddie Mercury.
On 6 Feb 2011 at 2:30pm guest wrote:
Anything with sperm on it worries me!
On 6 Feb 2011 at 5:36pm Terry Waite's Allotment wrote:
Maybe "The Cock Inn" at Ringmer has the sign that should have sperm on it?
On 6 Feb 2011 at 11:38pm IMEYOU wrote:
Was a change over point for horses in its day . . Hence the name
On 22 Feb 2011 at 4:53pm Peter Byron wrote:
'NO SMOKING', well to me the most obscene sign I have ever seen on a pub door! No mention of no fightng or drinking yourelf sill. Ha ha. Best Peter.

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