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Brier Dudley's blog

Brier Dudley offers a critical look at technology and business issues affecting the Northwest.

January 27, 2010 at 3:12 PM

Apple iPad: Bad name choice?

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s legendary reality distortion field couldn’t protect its new iPad from the sanitary napkin jokes.

The Wall Street Journal pounced on the story, noting:

Jokes about the sanitary napkin connotations of iPad’s name abounded at offices and on the Internet. “But does it have wings?” tweeted one user. “They decided to call it the iPad? was iTampon taken?” wrote another.

Fast Company’s headline: Apple’s iPad Name Not the First Choice for Women. Period …

Comments | Topics: Apple, apple, iPad

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