353. Washington Post Style Invitational Week 714
Grey Poupon and Dockers are expected to become PouponPants.
Polygram Records, Warner Bros. and Zesta Crackers join forces and become Poly Warner Cracker.
Zippo Manufacturing, Audi Motors, Dofasco and Dakota Mining will merge and become ZipAudiDoDa.
With gas prices what they are, Volkswagen and Energizer are ready to debut their joint-venture battery-powered car, the Bugs Bunny. (Ross Shepard, Deerfield, Ill.)
Whataburger, Pizza Hut, Workmate benches, Izumi sushi and Manwich sauces join forces and become WhataPizzaWorkIzuMan. (Chris Doyle, Ponder, Tex.)
After sealing its position as the consultants of choice in the business world, Booz Allen Hamilton merges with the firm of Dames & Moore. As Booz, Dames and Moore, the new firm looks to become the consultants of choice to members of Congress. (Gregory Bartolett, Dumfries)
Marriott hotels, Arthur D. Little consultants and L.A.M.B. clothing merge to become MarriottALittleLamb. (Chris Doyle)
Clif Bar, PowerBar, Snickers, Babar Impex and Cybarco Bahrain Ltd. thought they'd take a chance as Bar-Bar-Bar-Babar-Bahrain. (Kevin Dopart, Washington)
Goodyear, Best Buy, FluMist, Hershey's and Lay's merge to create GoodBuyMistHerChips. (Mae Scanlan, Washington)
3M, Stryker, SanDisk, Hewlett-Packard, Toys R Us and American Eagle Outfitters merge to become 3 Stryke Sand Hew R Out. (Randy Lee, Burke)
The Washington Blade, Drake's Devil Dogs and Purina Dog Chow merge to form OutDamnedSpot. (Art Grinath, Takoma Park)
Cryogenics Labs, Windows ME and Amazon.com will merge and become Cry ME a River. (Mel Loftus, Holmen, Wis.)
Consolidate De Beers, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp. and Frigidaire, and you have De Beers Indy Fridge. (Becky Moyer, Alexandria)
Hair Club for Men merged with Huggies to create Ruggies, a line of disposable toupees. (Chuck Smith, Woodbridge)
It's clear that the Hanover Foods and Everlast Boxing Equipment merger will succeed Hanover Fist. (Kevin Dopart)
Harley-Davidson merged with Tide to make Hogwash. (Bob Kopac, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
Henckel Cutlery merged with Nike to form a defense consulting group called Cut and Run, but hasn't gotten any federal contracts, yet. (Roy Ashley, Washington)
If Massengill Co. bought up Super Fresh, California Pizza Kitchen, Fraport AG, Ballistic Recovery Systems, Microsoft Windows XP and Allergan Pharmaceuticals, they could market Super Cali FrAG'allistic XP Aller douches. (Combined from the entries of Andrew Hoenig, Rockville, and Chris Doyle)