Thursday, 29 November 2007

INN THE WILD

I've heard of pubs being called The Bear, The Cock and The Bull, The Tiger's Head, The Red Lion and The White Hart - even (disgustingly uninviting though it sounds) The Slug and Lettuce, but---

The ELEPHANT and HIPPO
...?


Still, it's doubtless a handy hostelry for any big-game hunters who happen to be on safari in South West London...

4 comments:

Boll Weavil said...

...but think of the floor loading Mr B !
Btw my random combination of letters has dropped a subtle hint as to the nature of this establishment
'raudi'

Suzanne said...

What a brilliant name! I love elephants and your namesake here in my small Belgian village love hippos! I shall have to tell him about this!

jen said...

Lordy, & I thought there were just deer in nearby(ish) Richmond Park. Is it a nod to the mammoths wandering the Thames in times gone by?! Do they serve suitably sized food & drink? Is there a dress code?

Brian Sibley said...

JEN - Dress code? Well, pith-helmets are, apparently, de rigueur!