Monday 2 April 2012

How Famous Companies Got Their Names

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You see these big company names every day, but do you know what they actually mean? In order to help you fill this gap of knowledge, here's a visual list of famous company name etymologies.

Wikipedia list of company name etymologies.

1 comment(s):

Myrna Mackenzie said...

Very informative. Some I'd never head before. The Starbucks one I knew (I love the fact that one of the owners wanted to name the business Pequod after the ship in Moby Dick. I've always wondered if that would have affected the popularity and changed history).