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Bits of Business [BB394]

30 December, 2012

Today we offer brand-bits, or grabs of letters and symbols from a dozen well-known labels and companies. If NEK is taken from Heineken, ARU ends Subaru, or E-O nestles in Video-Ezy, then how easily will you rebrand this lot?

(And can you add some commercial slivvers of your own for others to unravel? And remember, to dirnk cold Dutch beer on New Year’s Eve responsibly.)

  1. CA-C
  2. TT-P
  3. VUI
  4. MSU
  5. MCD
  6. L’O
  7. UBW
  8. YUN
  9. CHW
  10. GIZ
  11. KSW
  12. YOP
  13. IBM
  14. AZD
  15. GG’S
  16. TIZ

BB393 SOLUTION: Assess, possess, assassin, Mississippi, business class, messiness (or grossness), crassness, gutlessness, cross-dresser, criss-cross, Mission Impossible, passive-aggression

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