Kleenex, Xerox, Teflon and Other Brand Name Words

By Bruce Frassinelli

    Hand me a Kleenex." "Pass the Scotch tape." "Make a Xerox of this." These are expressions we hear daily, but the chances of our getting another brand of tissue or plastic adhesive, rather than a Kleenex or Scotch tape, are quite good. And the chances of ha... [Subscriber-only content]

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Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 73

Issue 73
August/September 2004

Cover Story

  • Our Great Lake
  • Lake Ontario plays a big role in the Upstate New York economy, culture and recreational activities.

Business Updates


Deana Masuicca

My First Job

Being Pluto for Three Years Not an Easy First Job

On The Job

How Much Vacation Time do You Usually Take Per Year?

Success Stories

Canale's Restaurant

My Turn

Kleenex, Xerox, Teflon and Other Brand Name Words



First Person

Of Soccer And Venture Capitalism

Economic Trends

Economic Development Highlights, Awards Mark OOC's Annual Meeting

Special Article

Is It Time To Get Back to the Stock Market?

Last Page

Talking Out Loud