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T7RY B

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T7RY B    1

What does it mean?

Anybody know why the name "LEXUS" was brought about?

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Geoffers    4

Just had a quick look on the newsgroups and there's a parent there warning people not to call their daughters Lexus.

She wants to change her name because she gets called EX-LAX at school... :lol:

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Kazi    1

Its latin I think, and Lexus were nearly forced to scrap the name becasue of some other company called Lexas Data Storage (Something like that!)

They were taken to court and a Judge ruled it against Lexus, but a last attempt appeal saw the case over turned. Alexis, is another name considered by the boffins at Hq to.

And funny that a woman says don't name you're sprog Lexus as thats what one woman in the US did. Having being caught short on the way to the hospital the couple pulled into a Lexus showroom where she conceived in the back of one their cars. So she named her little girl - Lexus. The Following year, they threw a party for her first birthday. Must have been great publicity for them if nothing else!!

How touching :D

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Rodders_UK    1
Its latin I think,

It may well be mate, but HONEST - the name of Lexus for cars (like I said above) was chosen by a Californian marketeer and is a combination of the words "luxury" and "elegance"

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dipstick    0

"Having being caught short on the way to the hospital the couple pulled into a Lexus showroom where she conceived in the back of one their cars. "

Conceived on the way to the hospital? Blimey! Not only is that a medical miracle, but if Lexus let you do *that* in the back of their showroom cars then that's what I call customer service.

I'm off to my dealer.

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adz    0
Conceived on the way to the hospital? Blimey! Not only is that a medical miracle, but if Lexus let you do *that* in the back of their showroom cars then that's what I call customer service

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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T7RY B    1

Good job it wasn't a BMW showroom. Wouldn't fancy being christened "3Series"

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RX-Men-8    0

The book "The Relentless Pursuit" said it was a combination of Luxury and Alexis. They almost didn't go through with it because of a lawsuit with the company Lexis.

RX-Men-8

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janet    11

Hey Wow300....that's what I understood the derivation was too!

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