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The Choir Boy Grooming Room and gym opens in Scotland

by | 12th, June 2013

Choir boys of the Queen's Chapel in procession to the church of Marlborough House in London.

WHY did Stephen Wilson name his garage gymnasium at East Calder, West Lothian, the Choir Boy Grooming Room? Is he hoping to attract the key and as-yet-untapped clerical keep-fit market? Is the venue more Jim Savile than gym fit?

Neighbours are not happy at the naming and the sign he put up. They called the police.

But Mr Wilson says it’s all a joke:

“I came up with the name because choir boys are seen as quite weak, and grooming, although nowadays is seen as sexual and associated with paedophiles, is also a training term meaning preparing your body and mind for something. I just put a different slant on the name.”

Surely the Choir Boy Grooming Room is a name more suited to a punk band. Jon

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