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Rex Sorgatz

The Grey Album is less great in retrospect

feb 28
2010

Not So Lucky After All?

Why is Toyoda not spelled 'Toyota'? The Washington Post explains. Executive summary: His grandfather started the company, but they changed the name because "Toyota" has a luckier number of brush strokes (8). --ADM [via Consumerist]

2 comments

What my understanding is the "d" changed to "t" was because of the smoother "sound" in Japan society..

posted by lung cancer survival rate at 3:01 AM on February 28, 2010

Yeah well instead of posting spam and ALLEGEDLY surviving lung cancer, maybe you should take the time to read the damn links I post. Or actually, you know what, just go ahead and die of lung cancer.

YEAH THAT'S RIGHT THERE'S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN, YOU MOFO SPAMMERS! This week anyway.

posted by adm at 3:14 AM on February 28, 2010




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