"Mazda bulbs"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 30 16:33:15 UTC 2005

At 10:57 AM -0500 1/30/05, Steve Boatti wrote:
>What's the derivation of Mazda as a lightbulb trademark? I've wondered if
>it's related to the name of the Japanese car.
Isn't it directly from Ahura-Mazda, Zoroastrian god of light?  (Sorry
for inaccuracies in the spelling or mythology, but I think that's the
basic idea.)


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