These are eight, random "Daily Photographs" from my personal Flickr collection.

Monday, August 22, 2016

About 137 Years of Cleanliness

Brands come and go. After all, companies and markets change. Technology sometimes changes everything and commerce is never static.

Most probably, ソニー is one of the best-known Japanese words in the world as in Romanized letters it spells S-O-N-Y. I suppose public adoption of products from companies like Huawei proves that we may eventually all learn a little Chinese too. That there can be value in a name alone is quite intriguing.

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I bought some soap the other day and there's nothing special about that. Yet, the fact I've probably not washed with a bar of Ivory soap since 1980 made doing so little special. (I have washed, many times, in case you were wondering. I have simply been using differing brands.) I guess some people contend that it is too drying, but I like its smell and the squeaky clean feeling it leaves. I can't vouch that it floats as I shower rather than bathe. I will probably buy more, though. I like having been reacquainted and, after all, people have been using the brand since 1879.


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