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Old 05-26-2016, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Totenfeier View Post
This isn't a make-up, but following my father-in-law, we always say "Wally World" for Walmart.
I believe "Wally World" is almost universally understood for Wal-Mart these days. However, I think it first appeared as the name of a fictional amusement park ("Walley World") in the film National Lampoon's Vacation. This was in 1983; Walmart already existed but was nothing like the gigantic discount retail chain it is today.