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Old 09-26-2005, 08:28 PM
samclem samclem is offline
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Originally Posted by Squink
More recently: Clownish burger icon crosses over

The KFC trademark dates to 1982.
While the trademark dates back to 1982, I can find newspaper cites(many) in the 10 year period before that referring to them as KFC. I think they just decided to finally trademark something that the general public/newspapers were using.