voran: They need to nip this in the bud. They don't have a spic of sense. This could be the chink in the armor tho. But they shouldn't act like porch monkeys.
markie_farkie: Big deal..In other parts of the world, the Mitsubishi Montero is sold as the Pajero. Apparently in South American Spanish slang, Pajero is a term for 'One who masturbates constantly'
dahmers love zombie: Spearchucker...
markie_farkie: Pajero is a term for 'One who masturbates constantly'
EngineerAU: Wow, that's almost as bad as the supermarket chain named "Ralph's" which in English is slang for "to throw up". You'd think a company from America would research what words mean in the local language before coming up with a name that can't have any meaning other than the silly or offensive one./Sometimes you just have to call a gardening tool a gardening tool//Though truthfully, I only use a s***e when pooping in the woods
Cyno01: [upload.wikimedia.org image 292x600]
Archimedes' Principal: Trust me. I know a guy who knows a guy at Toyota Japan. The 'Spade' was named after DAVID Spade./He's very popular in Japan.
Mad_Radhu: ... compared to a full sized minivan.
YouPeopleAreCrazy: dahmers love zombie: Spearchucker...In my HS yearbook, that is under my picture.M*A*S*H (the movie) was still relatively new at the time.
b0rg9: I think the granddaddy of inconvenient car names was the Chevy Nova.Which, in Mexico, translates to "is not" or "no go" or something. Whatever -- not good for a car.
FirstNationalBastard: Toyota Spade?After that whole accelerator fiasco of theirs, I think I'd rather buy a Nissan Darkie.
StopLurkListen: Toyota's playing the race card, hmmm?
YouPeopleAreCrazy: And if they had called it the Toyota Dago, Wop, Kike, Mick, Spic, etc, etc...that would be OK with you guys?Unfortunately, words still do have meanings. As a species, we haven't fully progressed beyond that yet.
WeenerGord: [www.californiaclassix.com image 475x321]/only $450 from the impound lot
brug: I grew up in the South and I don't think I have EVER heard this particular epithet.Anyone else?/yes, of course I'm white
URAPNIS: Oh, come on.If someone is offended, it's their choice.This is complete and utter nonsense.It's just a farking word.
John Buck 41: Ask Chevy how well the Nova sold in Mexico when it debuted.
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