For those who haven’t had a chance to see my original article explaining brand name origins on BoredPanda, I’m reposting it here. It is heavily based on this Wikipedia’s list, where you can also find the complete listing of companies and their name origins not mentioned in this post (but who likes to read without pictures, right?)
Now scroll down the list and then tell us how many did you already know?
(header image: Dietrich Wegner)
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