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Hungry? Food Names Gone Wrong!


If you have ever gone shopping in a foreign supermarket there is a good chance that you ended up giggling like a schoolgirl at some point. In some places they attempt to put product names into English while in others the local words are pretty funny to an English speaker. Here are a few different(…)

The Death of a Brand Name – Google It!


We are bombarded with marketing everywhere we go, and sometimes it is so effective that the product itself becomes a noun or a verb, often to the detriment of the company, but to the benefit of the competition – let’s check out some examples of this happening today. It’s not surprising the brand name Sellotape(…)