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Brand Names that Became Common Everyday Words

Using the hint and the year the brand was established, type in these branded products that have since entered the English lexicon.
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Last updated: February 28, 2024
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Year
Hint
Brand
1854
A light fuel oil, distilled from petroleum
Kerosene
1864
Floor covering of linseed oil and cork
Linoleum
1866
Spinning toy attached to a string
Yo-yo
1870
Petroleum jelly
Vaseline
1880s
Lip balm
ChapStick
1890
Table tennis
Ping Pong
1897
Fruit-flavored gelatin
Jell-O
1897
Painkiller acetylsalicylic acid
Aspirin
1898
Opioid drug diamorphine
Heroin
1900
Moving staircase
Escalator
1904
Insulating vacuum flask
Thermos
1905
Frozen snack on a stick
Popsicle
1908
Crinkly, thin, transparent plastic wrap
Cellophane
1913
Fastening device used by pulling a slide
Zipper
1915
Hot tub with underwater jets of water
Jacuzzi
1920
Sticking plaster with a gauze pad in the center
Band-Aid
1923
Cotton swab
Q-tip
1924
Facial tissues
Kleenex
1930
Clear adhesive tape
Scotch Tape
1940
Sports utility vehicle
Jeep
1942
Cyanoacrylate adhesive
Super Glue
Year
Hint
Brand
1944
Polystyrene foam
Styrofoam
1946
Reusable plastic food containers
Tupperware
1952
Felt-tip pen
Magic Marker
1957
Plastic with air pockets for packing fragile items
Bubble Wrap
1957
Flying disc toy
Frisbee
1957
Large toy ring twirled around the waist
Hula Hoop
1957
Hook-and-loop fastener
Velcro
1959
Photocopy
Xerox
1962
Self-defense spray
Mace
1964
Permanent markers
Sharpie
1968
Resealable plastic bags
Ziploc
1971
A slow cooker
Crock-Pot
1972
Small, round bag of pellets, which is kicked
Hacky Sack
1973
Personal recreational watercraft
Jet ski
1974
Electrifying stun gun
Taser
1980
Sticky note
Post-It
1980
In-line skate
Rollerblade
1987
Digitally alter images
Photoshop
1998
Search engine
Google
2009
Rideshare taxi
Uber
2011
Videoconference
Zoom
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