Friday, February 29, 2008

And Now For Something Completely Lowbrow

This slightly shaky picture was taken by our friend Renata the other day in Aguascalientes. Other than a terrible pun about "running shoes" that, frankly, I'm embarrassed to admit to having thought of, I have no idea why anyone would call their shoe store "Diarrhea" - except that, if you don't know what it means, it's actually a pretty-sounding word.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

What makes it even odder is that diarrhea in Spanish is diarrea. I mean, it's not that different. I'd find quite a stretch to believe that someone wouldn't find the name bizarre even if they knew no English.

'Eddie Willers' said...

Maybe it's twinned with a shoe-store chain here in tampico, 'Destroyer'.

:-)

Ian said...

I was last in Queretaro over 20 years ago and I'm pretty sure this shop was trading then!