SHH Architects & Design Consultants has had some strange requests in its time – a merchandising unit for fake moustaches being one of them – but nothing prepared it for the gold-plated dildo order. The group received a number of calls of an altogether more anatomical nature than normal, thanks to a cock up in the London Evening Standard, which printed SHH’s telephone number in an ad for Sh! Ladies’ Exotic Emporium. Apparently, the ‘how to strip’ evening classes were also popular, but so far managing director Graham Harris has resisted the urge to bare his all.
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