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November 04, 2009

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Yes, what could possibly go wrong?

This reminds me of a similar, smaller debacle in our fair burg of Portland, Oregon, where the local transit organization needs a new name for "Fareless Square," because from now on the trains are free in the square -- but not the buses.

A bit o' coverage:
http://blog.oregonlive.com/commuting/2009/10/trimet_wants_help_renaming_far.html

When the Ford Maverick was first introduced years ago, there was, as I vaguely recall, both an official and an unofficial color-naming protocol; both were considered edgy in 1969. Official names included Anti-Establish Mint, Hulla Blue, Original Cinnamon, Freudian Gilt, and Thanks Vermillion. My dad, a Ford employee, said that the unofficial name for the last was "Fisher Body Rust"--an inside dig at GM's line.

Whoops. My previous comment appears to have lost my link to this article.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/business/global/03vegemite.html

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