[LMB] not quite a haut bubble OT:

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 03:11:56 BST 2021


It's just easy to say "pass me the pen," than to say "pass me the Bic."

On Tue, Sep 7, 2021, 7:53 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Kleenex.  Jello.  Xerox.  (That one's pretty obsolete.)
>
> Google.
>
> Lots of brand names become generic terms.  As for why the Brits use certain
> names and we use others... (shrugs)
>
> Matt G.
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