Three businesses on the same side of the 1500 block of Fourth Street in San Rafael, California:
Polish … wait, what?
That’s Polish-with-a-short-O, I was told.
As I’ve said before—about Polish on Piedmont here in Oakland—changing Polish to Polished could clear up the confusion. Better yet, pick another name: Gloss, Gleam, Bella, Rafaella…
Here’s another example of polish/Polish confusion:
“Polish sausage” mis-translated into French as “polish the sausage.”