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originally posted by: Atsbhct
Shane Stedman trademarked the term "Ugh Boots" in Australia in 1971, so, 45 years ago. Maybe the term migrated from Australia to wherever you grew up.
Before that, Frank Mortel made "Ugh Boots" in 1958 with no trademark after his wife said the boots were ugly.
So people have been selling and trademarking the term before it became a part of your childhood.
originally posted by: Klassified
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: Raggedyman
Well, 'iPad' was actually an invented word by Apple, so they do sort of sit on higher ground than M$ and WIndows do.
Actually, Microsoft is a word invented by Microsoft's Paul Allen.