Re: Brand names
pkurtz at HEIDELBERG.EDU
Fri Apr 25 17:16:40 UTC 2003
Okay, so maybe like "Kleenex" for "tissue."
At 01:13 PM 4/25/03 -0400, you wrote:
> > such as "Jeep" for an SUV
>"jeep" is a special case, because it was a generic word, and a well-known one
>at that, before it became a brand name.
>- Allan Metcalf
Patti J. Kurtz
Assistant Professor, English
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security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense
abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
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