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There are thousands of such cases.

You know the meaning of "Kodak"? Probably not, because when Eastman Co. were searching for a product name, they checked all the officially recognized languages of the world to make sure that this completely made up word would not have any offensive or negative meaning in any of the languages.

In the 100+ years since, many other companies have followed in Kodak's footsteps. Some have not. I have been told that when CCC entered the Chinese market, they wanted a name for the drink that would be pronounced as close to "Coca Cola" as possible, no matter its meaning. So when you ask for a coke in China, you ask for a four-eyed toad ...

I don't know a single word of Chinese, so I am not able to confirm the truth of this story. If any Chinese speaking person in this forum would care to either confirm or refute it, I'd be happy.
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