25 Brand Names That You Didn’t Realize You Use In Conversation All The Time
We use brand names all the time. You can’t not use them. Well, you actually could, but chances are that you wouldn’t even know how to. Those...
We use brand names all the time. You can’t not use them. Well, you actually could, but chances are that you wouldn’t even know how to. Those velcro shoes? That should actually be Velcro shoes, with a capital “V”. Why? Because Velcro is a brand name. You wouldn’t even know what to call that strip of sticky stuff if you couldn’t call it Velcro would you? That’s what it is! It’s the only word you ever learned for it! Well, the generic term is hook and loop fastener. There are many hook and loop fasteners. Velcro is just a brand that got popular. Or how about Jacuzzis? That’s also a brand name. The generic term is hot tub. What about Popsicles? You probably never realized that even Popsicle is a brand. That’s right. Popsicles are just a brand of ice pops.
So, now that your mind has been blown and your world has been turned upside down, get ready for more. You’d be surprised at just how much of your vocabulary consists of copyrighted brand names. At least nobody’s going to sue you for your ignorance! These are 25 brand names that you didn’t realize you use in conversation all the time!
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