Tuesday, September 18, 2007

What's In A Name?

On this date, seventy-nine years ago... Walt Disney is granted a trademark application for the name "Mickey Mouse" by the U.S. Patent Office. Aren't you glad he didn't go with Mortimer? Can you imagine "Who's the leader of the band that's made for you and me... M-O-R... Well, you get the picture.

And the world of entertainment would never be the same. From this one, tiny little character, an empire would grow...

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