Annals of dubious commercial names

Found yesterday, in a search for something quite different, a notice for a spa named Hand Job, 565 Castro St. (between 19th & 18th), SF. Yes, provocatively named, right there in the Castro:

(#1)

This is primarily a mani/pedi (or mani pedi or mani-pedi) place, offering manicures and pedicures, but with other services as well — including massage, but only therapeutic massages, not the sexual massage that might be suggested by the use of hand job ‘manual masturbation’.

Most of the double entendres on the site are clustered in the Nail Care section:

CLASSIC MANI PEDI
Experience a soothing manicure and pedicure at the hands of an expert technician. We’ll cut and file your nails, clean and trim your cuticles, and paint your fingers and toes so you can paint the town.

GUN OIL HAND JOB
Our classic Mani Pedi with an addition of a sugar scrub to exfoliate dead tissue and give your skin a healthy glow. Service includes a warm gun oil hand massage and parafin for your feet, you’ll be ready to knock ’em dead. [Gun Oil is a (silicone-based) “personal lubricant for men”]

DELUXE MANI AND FOOT FETISH FIX
Our most popular manicure and pedicure focuses on keeping your hands and feet looking young and healthy. The service includes a peel (callous treatment), organic sugar scrub, mask, and warm parafin dip for super soft hands and feet. [note the sexual term foot fetish]

THE MILLION DOLLAR HAND JOB
Performed by three spa technicians, this decadent service includes our Deluxe Mani and Foot Fetish Fix, plus a soothing half hour Facial to make your skin silky smooth.

They also provide: Waxing, Skin Care (facials of various kinds), Lashes (tinting), Massage Services (Swedish, Deep Tissue, Foot Massage / Reflexology)

[Added a bit later: Hand Job in the Castro has its own underwear! Men’s underwear — they serve women and men equally:
(#2) ]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: