Hilldodger needs a bit of help because he's brain dead this morning!

Hilldodger

Über Member
Location
sunny Leicester
I'm trying to think of an example of a commonly used item known by it's nickname.

I've been asked to give a talk on cycling history and want an answer when someone tells me I should call Pennies, Ordinaries. A name they only had for a handful of years before which they were just bicycles.
 
Location
Essex
You don't mean a Genericized trademark like Hoover or escalator do you ?
 

Brains

Legendary Member
Location
Greenwich
Don't forget 'Tarmac'
 
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