You Did Not Know The Secrets Behind These Famous Brands

11Disney

One of the most famous logos that is also the most recognizable is the Walt Disney logo. Seen at the start of films, TV shows is the logo for the animation studio. The fairy tale castle and the Walt Disney name has been with the official logo for decades but did you know the actual castle it was based on? The Walt Disney logo was first based on the Neuschwanstein Castle that is in Germany before the Cinderella Castle took its place.

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12Fanta

The drink that originally was invented for Nazi Germany as a substitute for Coca-Cola as the Nazis didn’t want an American soft drink consumed by their people, was introduced in 1940. It is a fruit-flavored carbonated drink that is currently doing worldwide sales and is well respected. The name for the drink came up when the staff called the drink ‘fantasie’ in German which Joe Knipp changed to ‘Fanta’.

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13Nintendo

The Japanese video game developers are most famously known for creating the sensation Mario, The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon games. These games redefined the gaming industry and are currently the most influential game developers in the industry. But, did you know the meaning behind the name Nintendo? Nin-Ten-do in Japanese means “Leave Luck to Heaven”.

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14Pandora

The Danish jewelry house called ‘Pandora’ gets its name from ancient Greek. In ancient Greek, Zeus created the first human woman and called her Pandora. In Greek Pandora means the ‘all-gifted’. She was created by Hephaestus on the instructions of Zeus to punish the human race as they received the secret of fire from Prometheus.

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15Alfa Romeo

The Italian car manufactures were founded in 1910 and their name stands for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili and are known worldwide for their sports cars and have been involved in car racing since the 1911s. But the logo hides some secrets. The red cross on the logo was inspired by the city of Milan’s emblem and the snake is the symbol of the House of Visconti that ruled the city during the 14th century.

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