What would you call an eye cleaning product for dogs? VISIOCANIS of course!
And, what would you call a kitchen disinfectant? DESINFEKTO of course!
I'm now waiting for someone to invent a new type of garden spade called a DIG-O-EARTH, or even a new household product amusingly called HOMESHINE.
My Banality award 2017 goes to V.I.Poo (dear oh dear!).
The robot vacuum was invented, so a Dig-o-earth could be next...or a chop-them-logs:)ReplyDelete
Greetings Maria x
I was told that K and X are "aggressive" letters in the advert world; the message is clear, DisenfeKto (K)ills germs.Delete
Banality in a cleaning product is easier to remember.
K and X are found a lot in US radio station names too. Similar reasons I presume.Delete
I love the Anglais that's gently slid into the DesinfeKto label.... to be read in a high-pitched Mr. Humphries sort of voice... "It's clean"ReplyDelete
Jack Allgood (Jacques Toubon) would turn in his grave, with all this Franglais about. I like the idea of the Mr Humphries voice; perfect.Delete
What has happened to the organisation that came up with a very cumbersome French phrase for a Walkman?ReplyDelete
Not too long ago they wanted to bring back the Guillotine for people who used 'Franglais' (Jacques Toubon), but it seems to have got worse over the years.Delete
I have to confess that I have a little bottle of Poo Pourri in the bathroom cupboard .... a nicer version of V.I.Poo !!! It works !! Hope you're still talking to me !!! XXXXReplyDelete
I'll pretend I haven't seen your comment!Delete
I'm just off to the supermarket having added the following to my list:-ReplyDelete
"Dermo Clean" soap
"Cover Stinks" air freshener
"Blotto" red wine
and "Wipe-O-Fat-Arse" toilet tissue (36 roll pack)
Good to see you're getting into the spirit of things. 'Blotto' must be a sure winner!Delete
I just caught a glimpse of the v.i.poo one the other day...oh dear indeed!!ReplyDelete
What is the world coming to!Delete
I might buy Homeshine. It is a very positive name and promises the impossible.ReplyDelete
As do all the most banal of product names.Delete
DEAR OH DEAR INDEED.ReplyDelete
It's a different world, Weave.Delete
Australian quick-start spray for the carburettor: 'START YER BASTARD'. True.ReplyDelete
My old friend Jock used to tell me of an Aussie beer that advertised by saying 'It gets you drunk'. No point beating about the bush!Delete