Surprising facts about world's biggest brands

Published On: Apr 24 2014 11:22:58 AM EDT

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Did you know "Yahoo" is an acronym for "Yet Anotehr Hierarchical Officious Oracle?" Or that Pepsi got its name from the digestive enzyme pepsin? Buzzfeed compiled data from the New Yorker, Business Insider and Wired magazine to compile these 11 shocking facts about the world's biggest brands.

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