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17th Jul '16 10:27:20 PM PolarManne
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* There was a children's clothing store in Japan named Starvations, a combination of "star" and "innovations". They changed their name to [[http://www.starvations.jp Babydoll]] after they were informed [[UnfortunateImplications what their name meant in English]].
10th Jul '16 5:00:50 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ChalkZone'', they have only 2 winter holidays combining Ramadan (which isn't actually always in winter), Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Christmas: Chrishanukkamas and Ramakwanzadan.

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* In ''ChalkZone'', ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone'', they have only 2 winter holidays combining Ramadan (which isn't actually always in winter), Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Christmas: Chrishanukkamas and Ramakwanzadan.
2nd Jul '16 12:23:45 PM nombretomado
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** ''{{Bionicle}}'' is a fusion of "biological" and "chronicle".

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** ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' is a fusion of "biological" and "chronicle".
10th Jun '16 12:26:46 AM gewunomox
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** {{Autechre}}, a band that fits this trope itself, has tens of songs like this. "Pir," "Altibizz," "[=PlyPhon=]," and "Ccec" are just a few [[http://autechre.wetpaint.com/ of many]].

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** {{Autechre}}, Music/{{Autechre}}, a band that fits this trope itself, has tens of songs like this. "Pir," "Altibizz," "[=PlyPhon=]," and "Ccec" are just a few [[http://autechre.wetpaint.com/ of many]].
9th Jun '16 8:31:25 PM Rupa
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* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'', pronounced 'fooly cooly'.
17th May '16 12:11:41 PM igordebraga
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* The "Jackson 5ive" did this with a distinctive logo that appeared on some of their albums, and on other promotional materials (and on [[CelebrityToon the TV show]]). However, it was otherwise spelled normally as "JacksonFive" or "Jackson 5".

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* The "Jackson 5ive" [[Letters2Numbers 5ive]]" did this with a distinctive logo that appeared on some of their albums, and on other promotional materials (and on [[CelebrityToon the TV show]]). However, it was otherwise spelled normally as "JacksonFive" or "Jackson 5".



* The band Jamiroquai got their name from combining the word "jam" with a more phonetic spelling of the Native American tribe Iroquois.

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* The band Jamiroquai Music/{{Jamiroquai}} got their name from combining the word "jam" with a more phonetic spelling of the Native American tribe Iroquois.



* Phil Collins' ''Sussudio''. He just like the way it sounded, but retconned it into a girl's name.

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* Phil Collins' ''Sussudio''.Music/PhilCollins' "Sussudio". He just like the way it sounded, but retconned it into a girl's name.




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* Music/TheRollingStones' "Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)". Presumably the {{Scatting}} was done to make the song stand out from all the others named "Heartbreaker".



* Sony just hashed together a name that would be easy for all their potential customers around the world to pronounce.

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* Sony {{Sony}} just hashed together a name that would be easy for all their potential customers around the world to pronounce.pronounce. The creators claim they derived it from "sonny", as the Japanese were using that GratuitousEnglish word a lot.
26th Apr '16 4:17:47 AM aye_amber
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* The song titles on SkinnyPuppy's ''The Greater Wrong of the Right'' and ''Mythmaker'' albums.

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* The song titles on SkinnyPuppy's Music/SkinnyPuppy's ''The Greater Wrong of the Right'' and ''Mythmaker'' albums.
18th Apr '16 12:07:31 AM aye_amber
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* "Thela Hun Ginjeet" by KingCrimson. (It's an anagram of "heat in the jungle".)

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* "Thela Hun Ginjeet" by KingCrimson.Music/KingCrimson. (It's an anagram of "heat in the jungle".)
14th Apr '16 11:17:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* The fifth film in the ''FinalDestination'' series of films at one point was going to be called ''5nal Destination'' ("Five-nal Destination?"), but public backlash led to the film being renamed simply ''Final Destination 5''.

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* The fifth film in the ''FinalDestination'' series of films ''Film/FinalDestination5'' at one point was going to be called ''5nal Destination'' ("Five-nal Destination?"), but public backlash led to the film being renamed simply ''Final Destination 5''.



** ''[[CthulhuMythos The Call of Cthulhu]]'', "Azathoth," "Celephais," "Nyarlathoptep," and other works by Creator/HPLovecraft.

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** ''[[CthulhuMythos The Call of Cthulhu]]'', ''Literature/TheCallOfCthulhu'', "Azathoth," "Celephais," "Nyarlathoptep," and other works by Creator/HPLovecraft.
3rd Apr '16 10:57:08 AM rjd1922
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* ''VIdeoGame/{{Gyruss}}''

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* ''VIdeoGame/{{Gyruss}}''''VideoGame/{{Gyruss}}''
* ''Hetzchase Nailway'', a ''VideoGame/{{Portal|1}}'' mod.



* ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'s'' predecessor, ''Narbacular Drop'', contains a completely meaningless word in the title so as to facilitate web searches.

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* ''Narbacular Drop'', ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'s'' predecessor, ''Narbacular Drop'', contains a completely meaningless word in the title so as to facilitate web searches.



* "{{Wii}}" was chosen because it is easy to say (despite the fact that the phoneme for [wi] ヰ is obsolete in Japanese, replaced by [ui] ウィ/ウイ), is a homophone for "we," and the two i's look like two players. The gaming community [[SeriousBusiness staged a short rebellion over the name]], preferring the earlier code name "Revolution," but the name stuck.
** Similarly with the "WiiU" name: because in many languages "w" and "u" are used for the same phoneme, because "u" is an upside-down "n" (for "Creator/{{Nintendo}}"), and because of a game-making philosophy reemphasizing the role of the individual gamer whether through more hardcore experiences or through AsymmetricMultiplayer (as Reggie Fils-Aime put it during the E3 2011 reveal, "It's a system '''we''' will all enjoy together, but also one that's tailor-made for '''you'''.").

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* "{{Wii}}" "UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}" was chosen because it is easy to say (despite the fact that the phoneme for [wi] ヰ is obsolete in Japanese, replaced by [ui] ウィ/ウイ), is a homophone for "we," and the two i's look like two players. The gaming community [[SeriousBusiness staged a short rebellion over the name]], preferring the earlier code name "Revolution," but the name stuck.
** Similarly with the "WiiU" "UsefulNotes/WiiU" name: because in many languages "w" and "u" are used for the same phoneme, because "u" is an upside-down "n" (for "Creator/{{Nintendo}}"), and because of a game-making philosophy reemphasizing the role of the individual gamer whether through more hardcore experiences or through AsymmetricMultiplayer (as Reggie Fils-Aime put it during the E3 2011 reveal, "It's a system '''we''' will all enjoy together, but also one that's tailor-made for '''you'''.").
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