Great Business Mergers
Xerox and Wurlitzer:
They’re going to make reproductive organs.
Fairchild Electronics and Honeywell Computers:
New company will be called Fairwell Honeychild
Polygram Records, Warner Brothers and Keebler:
New company will be called Poly-Warner-Cracker
W. R. Grace Co., Fuller Brush Co., Mary Kay Cosmetics and Hale Business Systems:
New company will be called Hale Mary Fuller Grace
3M & goodyear:
John Deere & Abitibi-Price:
Honeywell, Imasco, and Home Oil:
Honey, I’m Home
Denison Mines, Alliance, and Metal Mining:
Mine, All Mine
3M, J.C. Penney, Canadian Opera Company:
3 Penney Opera
Grey Poupon & Dockers Pants:
Knott’s Berry Farm & National Organization of Women:
Zippo Manufacturing, Audi, Dofasco, Dakota Mining:
Zip Audi Do-Da
The most obvious candidates for a merger: Netscape and Yahoo.
The resulting company will be called: "Net ‘n’ Yahoo."