Mythical Company Names

Irina Rempt ira at rempt.xs4all.nl
Wed May 24 15:57:35 EDT 2000


On Wed, 24 May 2000 alexandra.bolintineanu at utoronto.ca wrote:

> My two favourite myth-based company names are "De Vliegende Hollander"
> (pardon the spelling)

What's wrong with the spelling? :-)

> a Dutch air-travel company called, yes, "The Flying
> Dutchman" [I saw this one myself]

That'll be KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, "Royal Airline
Company"). They put it on all their planes. The company isn't
actually called that, but they use it as a nickname.

   Irina

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