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bmcully1
Nov 12, 2011, 02:36 PM
why does every body call an ipod an mp3 player when it really plays mp4 files?



wrinkster22
Nov 12, 2011, 02:45 PM
why do people call
most tissues kleenex?
most hand sanitizors purell?
iPod touches itouch ?

Thetonyk123
Nov 12, 2011, 03:02 PM
why do people call
most tissues kleenex?
most hand sanitizors purell?
iPod touches itouch ?

I don't know why but I hate it when people say iTouch.

spillproof
Nov 12, 2011, 03:14 PM
I don't know why but I hate it when people say iTouch.

Its called a genericized trademark (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genericized_trademark).

myrtlebee
Nov 13, 2011, 06:57 PM
I don't know why but I hate it when people say iTouch.

It makes me cringe. It sounds so uneducated and goofy.

Des Zac
Nov 13, 2011, 07:29 PM
The only thing I hate like that is when people call their MP3/4 player an iPod when it's just a generic MP3/4 player. :(