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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Brand names' origins 
Answer/Pointer: Brand Name Origins: Baby Ruth - Ruth Cleveland, daughter of the president of the candy company Burma Shave - its essential oils came brom Burma Camel - use of Turkish tobacco Coca Cola - Ingredients of coca and kola Esso - Abbreviation of Standard Oil (rather than S.O.) Kotex - blend of words cotton and texture Lucky Strike - California gold strike event Mazola - blend of maize and oil Nike shoe - Greek goddess of victory Sanka - contraction of French for "without caffeine" Source: Tallahassee Democrat, 4/20/87 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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