Coleco Adam name?
lance.w.lyon at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 19:54:34 CST 2009
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On Behalf Of Evan Koblentz
Sent: Wednesday, 30 December 2009 11:38 AM
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Subject: Re: Coleco Adam name?
> How is it written on the machine's nameplate? AFAIC, that's the
> correct way it should be written.
> < OT: rant > If it's officially written in all caps, then I * might *
> mention on the first reference that the vendor did so, but only if I can
> think of some reason why my readers needs to know. In all subsequent
> references I'd write it "correctly". I simply refuse to be a party to
> any company's marketing. As far as I'm concerned, "marketing" is just a
> business word for "lie." The reason companies put names in all caps
> even when they're not acronyms is so the names STAND OUT on shelves and
> in the press. That goes against my job, which is to tell the truth or
> as close as I can get to it. < / OT: rant >
Upper case on both the computer & the box it came in on mine. So it's ADAM
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