It was the trending topic on Twitter during the Switzerland-England match on Monday:
We've since learnt that Athleticum is a sports clothing store. Phew. But while we're in Switzerland, let's have a look around:
It's an old one, yes. But don't you just love it?
And yes, this is the home side that plays at Wankdorf stadium:
«Young Boys Lose It at Wankdorf» – you bet that headline exists!
Wankdorf Stadium has since been renamed Stade de Suisse. Boo.
Meanwhile 90 Miles to the East ...
We're not quite sure what, technically, the act of «tossfucking» entails, but it undoubtedly makes for a powerful slogan.
Heading for the mountains? To glamourous St.Moritz, maybe? Then you'll be passing through ...
It's all the fault of Romansh, Switzerland's 4th (!) national language (the other three being German, French and Italian), which is spoken by all of 35'000 mountain dwellers and a number of goats (probably) from the canton of Grisons and features words such as ...
... or ...
... as well as the odd surname, too:
Speaking of names, Willy here is a water engineer. But of course he is.
This is a road in Zurich. Say it out loud.
Another fine example of hillbilly nomenclature, this time from the Valais ...
... and from the Berne region:
This chap installs showers:
A plumber who wants to give you an idea of his skill and workmanship:
This floorer is just down the road from our offices ...
... and should anything need cleaning (Reinigung), this company offers typically pristine levels of Swiss cleanliness, ...
... although, as a grown-up, you shouldn't really need help.
This bus is run by Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi, the Regional Bus and Rail Company of the canton of Ticino:
It's the «daily hit», not the «day sh ...»
... oh well.
OK, we've had a laugh. But maybe let's just remember that the Swiss and the Germans simply love Fart Tone Lake: