JANUARY BUSINESS HUMOR
Rumored Corporate Mergers
With all the recent industry mergers, we found a few more for your consideration...
It has long been rumored that W. R. Grace Co. was considering buying the Fuller Brush Co. along with Mary Kay Cosmetics and then merge with the Hale Business Systems. This mega-corporate entity could be known as Hale Mary Fuller Grace.
Failed merger: Yahoo and Netscape. Net 'n Yahoo didn't work out because they would have to relocate the headquarters located in Tel Aviv.
Proposed merger: Fairchild Electronics and Honeywell Computers, to be called Fairwell Honeychild.
Rumored merger: Wurlitzer with Xerox. They are going to market reproductive organs.
Possible merger: Warner Brothers, Polygraph Records and Keebler -- to be called... Poly-Warner-Cracker.
3M and Goodyear merger: mmmGood
John Deere and Abitibi-Price: Deere Abi
Zippo Manufacturing, Audi, Dofasco and Dakota Mining: Dip Audi Do Da
Swissair and Cheseborough-Ponds: Swisschese
Honeywell, Imasco and Home Oil: Honey, I'm Home
Luvs Diapers and Hertz Rent-a-Car: Luv Herts
White Castle Burgers and Glad Trash Bags: White Trash Bags
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