March 31st, 2010

Grammar Nazi

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The Sun — A cheeky brewer has won the right to market a beer named after the Austrian village of Fucking. The European Patent Office originally rejected the brand "Fucking Hell beer" saying it contained a swear word. But after the brewery proved the village of Fucking actually existed, EU officials were forced to back down.

Brewery spokesman Stefan Fellenberg said: "In German the word for a lager beer is a Helles Beer, so we have also patented the name Fucking Hell, which means lager from Fucking of course. I don't understand why the patents office think of something else. They must have dirty minds." Stefan added that if Fucking Hell beer was a success they planned to open similar small breweries in the neighbouring German towns of Kissing, Petting, Wank and Piss. …