The name was coined in 1991 because the keys on the BlackBerry resembled the drupelets on the fruit.
Coca-Cola is derived from the coca leaves and kola nuts used as flavoring. Coca-Cola creator John S. Pemberton changed the K of kola to C to make the name look better.
It’s named from the Biblical character Samson, renowned for his strength.
Originally Consumer Value Stores, CEO Tom Ryan has said he now considers ‘CVS’ to stand for “Customer, Value, and Service”.
The name is from its parent company, Southern Pacific Railroad INTernal Communications. At the time, pipelines and railroad tracks were the cheapest place to lay communications lines, as the right-of-way was already leased or owned.
This is an alternate spelling of rhebok, an African antelope.
The name was made up in 1961 by the founders and has no meaning.
If nothing else, you are now armed with more knowledge for the next time that you watch “Jeopardy.” Oh, by the way. “Jeopardy” was almost named “What’s the question?” by creator Merv Griffin before being told that “It doesn’t have enough jeopardies.” As they say, the more you know.