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Old 01-16-2011, 03:44 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by XFactorer View Post
Wow, that brings me back to the mid-90s when school children would say what what "a.d.i.d.a.s." means.
The acronym All Day I Dream About Sport, although sometimes considered the origin of the adidas name, was applied retroactively, which makes it a backronym. The name is actually a portmanteau formed from "Adi" (a nickname for Adolf) and "Das" (from "Dassler"). Rudolf Dassler split from the company and formed Puma. - from Wikipedia
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