Monthly Archives: August 2011

Second Cup is Second Best

[Cache - #36] Pretty much any brand name can be distorted into a derogatory (and often accurate) nickname. KFC alone has Kentucky Fried Pigeon, Kentucky Ducky and Dirty Bird. Jet Blue became JetFU after that flight attendant’s intercom tirade and read more

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Best brand names of the week – Friday August 26

Best brand names of the week Trustasche – coined by George Stroumboulopoulos to honour Jack Layton; the idea is to attach a Jack-style moustache to your Twitter photo. Wahlburger – the new burger restaurant of the celebrity Wahlberg brothers Oodles read more

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Acting the part

[Cache - #35] I was flipping through the channels the other day and noticed a well-known A-list actor in a decidedly B-level movie. The kind that has low production values and goes straight to video. I found myself surprised that read more

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Best and worst brand names of the week – Friday August 17

Best brand names of the week Nice Ash – a cigar store near Buffalo. Vurst – a restaurant with bratwurst on the menu. With this bold name, it had better be good. Rapunzel – a hair salon. Concreate – and read more

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Forget flirtraising: be a busker

[Cache - #34] I am 50 feet away on the sidewalk, but the beautiful girl in the skin-tight yoga pants is already flirting with me. Her come-hither smile is a brilliant white of perfect teeth. Her long black hair, lovely read more

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Mobilicity: higher intelligence

[Cache - #33] It’s not the type of mascot that counts, it’s how you use it. That was the key point of my recent comments on Mobilicity in the National Post. Koodo, for example, has an animated, Spanish-accented wrestler as read more

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