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Dinner at Polonium, anyone?

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Polonium Restaurant

 

KXAN-TV









Spy case boosts business at Polonium Restaurant


SHEFFIELD, England (AP) _ There's an old saying that's there's no such thing as bad publicity. And if you want proof, just check with the owners of a restaurant in Sheffield, England, if they can find a minute to talk.

Their establishment is called the Polonium Restaurant. And ever since word broke that a former Russian spy was poisoned with radioactive polonium-210, the place has been packed, never mind that this restaurant had nothing to do with the poisoned ex-spy.

The owner says business is up as much as 30 percent at the eatery, which serves Polish food. He's even had to turn people away.

But where did the name Polonium come from? No, the place isn't named for the radioactive stuff. Instead, the owner says it was the name of a Polish folk band he played in some 30 years ago.


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So much to cook; so little time.

 

So much to cook; so little time.

msm-s's picture

(post #46647, reply #1 of 6)

i bet they do a mean chicken Curie

Ballottine's picture

(post #46647, reply #2 of 6)

Well, I was just wondering if the new customers  were the ones who  were standing in line to buy OJ's "If I did..." book.  le sigh.  Bal

 


So much to cook; so little time.

 

So much to cook; so little time.

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(post #46647, reply #3 of 6)

 
 

i bet they do a mean chicken Curie


LOLOLOLOL!!!


 


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jaq's picture

(post #46647, reply #4 of 6)

Hee!

AmyElliesMom's picture

(post #46647, reply #6 of 6)

You made me choke on my potato chip.

Too funny

 


Save the Earth! It's the only planet with wine and chocolate.

 

Save the Earth! It's the only planet with wine and chocolate.

msm-s's picture

(post #46647, reply #5 of 6)

:-)
man, i thought this thread would be rife with puns.
do you think this restaurant really takes time to cook, or do they just nuke everything?
ba-da bing!