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Unfortunately Named Czech Booze Brand: Bum

Front and rear photos of a bottle "Bum" tuzemak

From left to right: front Bum, back Bum

Many thanks to richardinprague for supplying photos of this magnificently named “tuzemak”, the Czech hooch known as “tuzemsky rum” (“domestic rum”) until the European Union took an interest.

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Photo: Pub in Prague 8-Kobylisy advertises “Erotic Quiz”

Photo of blackboard outside pub advertising an erotic quiz: Akce v baru - 27.2 Erotický kvíz - Zábava, Dárečký, Překvapení

We’re not sure if we really want to see those fingers. spotted this eye-catching sign outside the U Zvonecku pub in Prague 8-Kobylisy: “Event in Bar – 27.2 Erotic Quiz – Fun, Gifts, Surprise”

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Play Prague’s emergency siren whenever you want

Photo of Prague

Prague under attack from concentric circles

Since 2002’s floods, Prague has tested its emergency sirens at noon on the first Wednesday of every month, routinely frightening tourists and newcomers to the city.

But what if that’s not enough?

What if you want to hear the emergency siren on demand, 24 hours a day, seven days a week? is here to help:

The audio track on this video was taken from the official Prague website, where, rather bizarrely, the city makes MP3s of its various test sirens available to play and download.

So now it can be siren day, every day.

Enjoy responsibly.

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10 Czech surnames that sound a bit rude in English


Because it had to be done, here’s’s 10 favourite Czech family names that look or sound a bit rude in English.

Please mail my Pulitzer to the usual address.

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