Thursday, May 14, 2009

Bring Me The Head Of That Naming Consultant

Is "Chai Tea" the stupidest product name ever?

(yes it is)

11 comments:

Szerelem said...

Rhetorical question, yo!

FĂ«anor said...

If you cunningly argue that 'chai' is 'tea', but 'tea' can be any infusion of herbs, then 'chai tea' is standard tea, as opposed to the sort of polychromatic madness I'm faced with in the mornings at work where we have 'lemongrass & ginger tea, 'blackcurrant & cinnamon tea', several other mindbogglers, and, of course, 'green tea detox', which I am imbibing now to soothe my hackles and throat.

km said...

Feanor: "polychromatic madness" - :D
(and black currant tea? Space Bar, are you listening?)

Szer: yes, my Logic education starts and stops at beverages.

Space Bar said...

feanor can obviously be in two places at once! black currant and green tea ice cream!

Shyam said...

Cant say I like "naan-bread" myself.

km said...

Shyam: IMO, "naan-bread" doesn't sound half as pretentious as "chai-tea" (a name I associate with people in black turtle-neck sweaters and Macbooks and iPhones :)

sb: that's the power of chai.

Phantasmagoria said...

HEY! Whats wrong with an iPhone! (Some of us got stuck with it youknow).

km said...

PH: No, no, no - it's not just the iPhone -but the combination of an iPhone (actually the shiny Macbook), a turtle-neck sweater and the overpriced coffee shop :D

//But admit it - don't all iPhone owners think they are better than the rest of us?

tgfi said...

oh god! yes!

Szerelem said...

Macbooks are awesome!

km said...

Szer: again, Macbooks are great (shiny toys, hmph) but it's the whole package: See above :)