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What generic products do you call by a brand name?

Posted by on Jul. 7, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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 I call all slow cookers by the brand name CrockPot.

I call all plastic bags Zip-lock Bags.

I call all tissues Kleenex.

I call all gelatin Jello.

What are some that you call by a brand name?

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okpondlady
by on Jul. 7, 2013 at 2:03 PM

I almost always say Coke instead of Pop or Soda.  I think I do the same thing on the other stuff that you do is about all except for my drink thing. 

jjamom
by Silver Member on Jul. 7, 2013 at 2:49 PM
Kleenex
Bandaids
Coke
Pediasure
Windex
Glad wrap

Kimberly954
by Kim on Jul. 7, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Same along with bandaids and windex.

Quoting SweetLuci:

 I call all slow cookers by the brand name CrockPot.

I call all plastic bags Zip-lock Bags.

I call all tissues Kleenex.

I call all gelatin Jello.

What are some that you call by a brand name?


KamsOne
by Jen on Jul. 7, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Pampers instead of diapers.

Tabasco instead of hot sauce.

Velcro instead of hook and loop fasteners.

That's all I can think of.

katielovesyou21
by Bronze Member on Jul. 8, 2013 at 10:54 AM

i say ziploc, poptart, windex, coke, jello, all sorts of stuff lol

maxine360
by on Jul. 8, 2013 at 11:09 AM

I call instant noodles Top Ramen

I call glass cleaner Windex

I call furniture polish Pledge

SweetLuci
by Luci on Jul. 8, 2013 at 11:28 AM

 All search engines I call Google.

Copying machines are Xerox

goddess99
by Michelle on Jul. 8, 2013 at 2:17 PM

I'm the same as you. I can't think of anymore but my mom and grandma both call all vacuums Hoover.

RaniNY
by New Member on Jul. 8, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Clorox.

sweetiebell
by on Jul. 9, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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Kleenex, windex, bandaid, jello
And we call convenient stores quickies
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