We've tracked down Dr Whoot
- the popular Dr Who style old police phonebox - to a former police station in Hagley, 'Our Happy Hospit-Owl' to a nursery in Sutton Coldfield and Yellow to Hockley, where he's had a makeover!
The company acquired Whoot
! in 2000 and renamed it Atlantic City Weekly.
The wild chant goes, "oh ya, oh le hay, whoot
," accompanied by rhythmic whistling.
It's spelled w-zero-zero-t, it's pronounced whoot
, and it originally meant "Wow.
Meanwhile, party anthems from Florida acts such as 95 South's "Whoot
, There It Is" and Quad City D.J.s' "C'mon AN Ride It (The Train)" cross bass over to mainstream dance listeners.
The TARDIS-like Dr Whoot
, designed by Doctor Who fanatic Stephen McKay, went for PS10,500, while Martin Band's Selfridges' owl Selfie raised PS11,000.
The owls were designed by celebrities including graffiti artist Temper, rocker Ozzy Osbourne and Doctor Who fanatic Stephen McKay, who designed the TARDISlike 'Dr Whoot
"Our favourite owl is Dr Whoot
at Snow Hill Station.
Hand-designed by an array of well-known and up and coming artists, including criticallyacclaimed graffiti artist Temper; Birminghamborn A-lister Ozzy Osbourne; and selfconfessed Doctor Who fanatic, Stephen McKay, who designed the extremely popular 'Dr Whoot', the owls will go to auction on Thursday 15 October at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum.
The bidding for each owl is expected to start in the region of PS3,000-PS5,000, with favourites such as Dr Whoot and Ozzy's Owl expected to raise considerably more.
You can find Buttons the chocolate owl at Cadbury World, an owl called Yellow perched at the Custard Factory, and there's also Dr Whoot
, Hootankhamoon, TropicOwl, Ozzy's Owl and Twit Choo-Choo among the many other sculptures in Brum.