How companies got their names.. I know this isn't funny. it's just interesting.. pepsi NAMED FROM THE DIGESTIVE ENZYME PEPSIN. Reebok COMES FROM THE AFRIKAANS S How companies got their names I know this isn't funny it's just interesting pepsi NAMED FROM THE DIGESTIVE ENZYME PEPSIN Reebok COMES AFRIKAANS S
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How companies got their names.

 
How companies got their names.. I know this isn't funny. it's just interesting.. pepsi NAMED FROM THE DIGESTIVE ENZYME PEPSIN. Reebok COMES FROM THE AFRIKAANS S

I know this isn't funny. it's just interesting.

pepsi
NAMED FROM THE DIGESTIVE ENZYME PEPSIN.
Reebok
COMES FROM THE AFRIKAANS SPELLING OF REEBOK, A TYPE OF
AFRICAN ANTELOPE
SHORTENED FROM SVENSKA REROLLAN WHICH
MEANS "SWEDISH AEROPLANE COMPANY".
SHORTENED FROM SERVICE GAMES OF JAPAN WHICH WAS
FOUNDED BY MARTY BROMLEY (AN AMERICAN) TO IMPORT
PINBALL GAMES TO JAPAN FOR USE ON AMERICAN MILITARY
BASES.
SHARP
TOOK ITS NAME FROM ONE OF ITS FOUNDER' S FIRST
INVENTIONS, THE MECHANICAL PENCIL.
THE ORIGINAL CONCEPT WAS , WHICH
MORPHED INTO SKYPER, THEN SKYPE.
S ONY
FROM THE LATIN WORD 'SON'Sā€˜ MEANING SOUND, AND
SONNI' A SLANG WORD USED BY AMERICANS TO REFER TO A
BRIGHT YOUNGSTER.
NAMED AFTER STARBUCK, A CHARACTER IN HERMAN
MELVILLE' S NOVEL MONEYDICK,
ver, on
COMBINATION OF VERITAS (LATIN FOR TRUTH') AND HORIZON.
Mig
WHEN RICHARD BRANSON WAS STARTING A BUSINESS, ONE OF
THE SUGGESTED: 'WHAT ABOUT VIRGIN? WE' RE
COMPLETE VIRGINS AT BUSINESS.ā€˜
vodafone
FROM VOICE, DATA, TELEFONE.
THE WORD VOLKSWAGEN MEANS '' S CAR' IN GERMAN.
Walmart
NAMED AFTER FOUNDER SAM WALTON.
OLD FASHIONED
WENDY WAS THE NICKNAME OF FOUNDER DAVE THOMAS'
DAUGHTER MELINDA.
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