Re: [Humor] Translations

Subject: Re: [Humor] Translations
From: "Matthew B. Hicks" <matt -at- UNIDATA -dot- UCAR -dot- EDU>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 1995 11:04:18 -0700

On Mon, 27 Feb 1995, Marc Santacroce wrote:

> Had to be 30-35 years ago.
> =========
> At 10:35 PM 2/25/95 -0500, SuePStewrt -at- AOL -dot- COM wrote:
> >>>Question: Why did Esso change to Exxon?<<
> >
> >As I recall, the company was doing business in the U.S. under five or six
> >names, with different names in different states. Exxon was the name chosen
> >to unify the corporate image.
> >
> >This is the story I remember, but I was, after all, *very young* ;^).
> >
> >suepstewrt -at- aol -dot- com

> =======================
> Regards,

> Marc

Couldn't have been more than 25 years ago, because I remember the change
and tomorrow is my 30th birthday. In fact it was probably more recent
than that, because precocious as I was, I can't imagine Esso's name
change making that big an impression on a 5-year-old.

-Matt

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