In the well-known Sams series of German children's books by Paul Maar, the names of the days of the week play an important role. But what do they actually mean, and where do they come from? And what about the names of the days of the week in other countries?
connotations Emotions Fantasy names Firstnames recall value

The car's John, the fridge and the dishwasher Simone and Henry. People tend not only to give their children names, but also objects that belong to their daily lives. No, it's not bizarre, to give things a name. This not only make people with household products or cars, even companies name their products. Sometimes enormous advantages are even connected.
Funny Hidden Words Languages Naming Product names

When naming a product, funny ideas will crop up here and there. It can be really embarrassing, however, when one forgets to check the other meanings a name might have in other languages. Here are a few examples.
Name change abbreviations Brand names Business names Companies

Last week, Google surprised us. The company announced that in the future all of its business segments would be gathered under the umbrella of a new holding company, "Alphabet." You can read more about the various causes for this restructuring at But what will the choice of a name like "Alphabet" mean for other companies and startups?
Brand names Brands Retro Unusual

Vacations, summer, sunshine, and an ice cream to go with it - for quite some time classics like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry haven’t been the only flavors in town either. Ice cream makers are becoming bolder and are trying out strange and unconventional ice cream creations. All types of ice cream bars on a stick are popular as well. Even the names of retro ice cream favorites alone can evoke summertime memories.