Kleenex is Really a Brand Name
Yes, Kleenex is a brand name for facial tissues. Some product names, or trademarks, have become so common that often they are used to name the product. Here are a few examples.
|Brand Name ||Generic Name|
|Ace Bandage ||elastic bandage|
|Band-Aids ||plastic bandages|
|Chapstick ||lip balm|
|Jell-O ||gelatin dessert|
|Kleenex ||facial tissues|
|Q-Tips ||cotton swabs|
|Scotch Tape ||cellophane tape|
|Styrofoam ||plastic foam|
|Teflon ||nonstick coating|
|Vaseline ||petroleum jelly|
|Velcro ||hook and loop fastener|
|Walkman ||portable cassette player with headphones|
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