Double Entendres

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  1. kbold

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    Where I work someone has a sticker on his off-road vehicle.
    The sticker, from a bow hunting maker, proudly says:
    "REFUSE TO FOLLOW"

    Refuse has two particularly different meanings.
    I guess they didn't think of the alternate meaning.

    Anyone come across any other marketing double entendres?
     
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    A guy walks into a bar, says to the barmaid "I'll have a double entendre".

    So she gave him one

    I'll show myself out..
     
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    There was an apple cider years ago, the slogan (that you could get on their promotional t shirts) read "Happiness is in cider".
     
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    Not quite a double entendre, but a hundred years ago ( :)) I worked in electronics at Montgomery Wards, and video games were just coming out. A lady came in and asked where our "Innuendo" (Nintendo) games were located. I replied, "WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY THAT???????" She didn't get it. :)
     
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    We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone.
     
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    Kinda like the flight attendant who has grown tired of their passengers near the end of the trip, rolling the meal/drinks cart down the aisle, looking for "refuse" (see what I did there?) and saying at each row: "your/you're trash..."

    Two meanings at least.

    Peace - Deeve
     
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    There are two companies I work with that, their names are very close to Strenuous and Tedious.

    Who comes up with this stuff? Reminds me of the McWrap.

    Yep. What marketing genius came up with that name?
     
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    Sorta like Malwart... which IMB is much more fitting...
     
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    Yamaha has a "Tedium" motorcycle

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    My business partner's experience is Vast.
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    We went to a restaurant this evening after working some trouble calls (they owe us a meal according to the contract, I love my union). The hostess asks me “Do you have reservations?”. “Yes,” I said “But I thought we’d eat here anyway.” She stares blankly for a minute before leading us to a table.
     
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    I prefer a single entendre. Just get to the point.
     
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    As far as double-entendres used in marketing, there's this unfortunate one. It used to be on Hastings Street in East Vancouver.

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    Reminds me of the local bus company, which bought some new Chinese busses. Company name: King Long

    Being a university town, they decided to remove the company name from the back of the busses, before any scallywags got to edit the name.
     
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    Years ago in Pharmacy school, a friend and I were in Organic chemistry lab and were standing off to the side next to a desiccator just bs'ing. The desiccator is for drying samples and about the size of a small microwave. This little weasel-***** graduate lab-assistant (he really was a hateful little guy) came up and pushed by us and snarled, "excuse me, can I get in there?" Danny opened it up and said, "you can try but I don't think you'll fit."
     
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    There is a small company near me that delivers spares to the auto trade. On the back of their vehicles is the legend "let us handle your parts".
     
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    Mike Hunt has an unfortunate name. I worked with him and did get the classic ‘Did you come to see Mike Hunt’ from a PA when going to find him at work once.

    My favourite was calling new receptionists at the Siemens office at Staines in Middlesex (we used a Siemens Sitralux B40 desk for productions at the time) and hear them say ‘Hello. Siemens Staines”.
     
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    Harold Bush has an unfortunate name, as well. Along with Bud Kragg and Bud Tugley.
     
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