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27th Aug '17 7:54:27 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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** Alternatively, Smarties (in Canada). Likewise the UK.

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** Alternatively, Smarties (in Canada). Likewise in Canada and the UK.U.K., which is not to be confused with the tablet candy known as Smarties in the U.S. and Rockets in Canada.
27th Aug '17 2:38:45 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* [=CliffsNotes=] (student study guides): If someone is mentioning a study guide for a novel, they'll say "[=CliffsNotes=]" or erroneously "Cliff Notes".
** Or [=SparkNotes=]
** Or Monarch Notes

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* [=CliffsNotes=] (student study guides): If someone is mentioning a study guide for a novel, they'll say "[=CliffsNotes=]" or erroneously "Cliff Notes".
** Or [=SparkNotes=]
** Or
Notes". Equivalents include [=SparkNotes=] and Monarch NotesNotes. Quick summaries of events, situations and such are sometimes referred to as "cliff notes" or introduced as "the [=CliffsNotes=] version".
27th Aug '17 2:28:40 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* Bell System (telephone company, often referred to as "Ma Bell")

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* Bell System (telephone company, often referred to as "Ma Bell")Bell"); to be fair, it was the ''only'' telephone company in most of the U.S. and Canada for over a century until it was forcibly broken up in 1984.
7th Aug '17 9:38:36 AM tropower
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** Goofy Golf is also used occasionally
** A less often used name is Pee-wee golf, which more often refers to full-fledged (i.e., non-minature) golf played by younger players[[note]]In the sense of "pee-wee football", or "pee-wee hockey", etc.[[/note]]
7th Jul '17 3:34:25 PM DavidDelony
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* Fender was a generic name for any electric bass guitar for a time in the '50s and '60s. The company made its name with its Precision bass before introducing its iconic electric guitars like the Stratocaster.
26th Jun '17 6:26:41 PM nombretomado
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* Print Club (photo booth first made for Japan by Creator/{{Atlus}} and Creator/{{Sega}}, according to TheOtherWiki, known as "Purikura" for short)

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* Print Club (photo booth first made for Japan by Creator/{{Atlus}} and Creator/{{Sega}}, according to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, known as "Purikura" for short)
31st May '17 9:08:46 PM wolftickets1969
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* Luon (Nylon-Lycra blend, developed and trademarked by Lululemon Athletica)
31st May '17 8:37:14 PM wolftickets1969
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* Klaxon (signal horn)

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* Klaxon (signal horn)horn, and in the company's home country of France, car horns)
27th May '17 3:47:07 PM nombretomado
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** Is apparently still protected in Canada. Nintendo changed "Yo-yo" to "Star" in its VirtualConsole rerelease of ''VideoGame/StarTropics'' for this reason (yet the yo-yo remains unaltered in ''[[VideoGame/KirbySuperStar Kirby Super Star Ultra]]'')

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** Is apparently still protected in Canada. Nintendo changed "Yo-yo" to "Star" in its VirtualConsole UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole rerelease of ''VideoGame/StarTropics'' for this reason (yet the yo-yo remains unaltered in ''[[VideoGame/KirbySuperStar Kirby Super Star Ultra]]'')
26th May '17 5:59:23 AM Lapuspuer
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* Scottex -- how the Scott Paper Company is called Italy -- is synonymous with paper towel over there.
** The same happened with Sopalin (a French company) in France.
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