Ryan M. Church

What’s in a Name?

In Uncategorized on September 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

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DOES A NAME MATTER?

I run into this brand of hot sauce in Wal-Mart (at least in Louisiana), and it always gets me thinking about brand names, book titles, and character names.

It also makes me wonder, “What in the world were they thinking?”

If you happen to pass the hot sauce aisle while shopping with a friend, it also generates a ton of laughter.

Whoda thunkit: A brand of hot sauce named “Slap Ya Mama.”

I guess they’re trying to say that the sauce has a little kick to it.

If they’re trying to get a reaction, it certainly worked.

And it works for brand recognition: I’ll never forget it.

But I’ve never tried it either… Perhaps more than a few people wouldn’t feel comfortable walking up to the counter with a bottle of Slap Ya Mama hot sauce.

I can imagine teenage boys daring one another to buy…

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