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Old 07-23-2010, 05:11 AM
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M&M is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Mars (hmm ...) Candy Corporation, manufacturers of such venerable teeth rotters as Milky Ways, Three Musketeers, and ... Snickers. Shoot. For a second there I thought I had evidence of another Illuminati plot.
But in the UK and Ireland, Snickers used to be called ... Marathon.

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Old 07-23-2010, 05:36 AM
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Here's a link to the column in question.
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:39 AM
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(...) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which also happens to be the home of the 3M company (why does this seem significant?).
3M, of course, stands for Minnesota Mining & Minerals. Hmmm.

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Old 07-23-2010, 11:55 AM
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Quite a few Mars products have different names in Britain; to make it more confusing, Mars often uses the same name in the US for a different product.
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Old 07-23-2010, 01:04 PM
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3M, of course, stands for Minnesota Mining & Minerals.
Actually it's Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing. They were a client of ours in one of my old jobs.
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Actually it's Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing. They were a client of ours in one of my old jobs.
My mistake. Mortification muffles me.
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Actually it's Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing. They were a client of ours in one of my old jobs.
My mistake. Mortification muffles me.
I saw what you did there.

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Actually it's Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing. They were a client of ours in one of my old jobs.
My mistake. Mortification muffles me.
I saw what you did there.
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