Mr. Sub, originally called Mr. Submarine before the 1990s, is a popular submarine sandwich store chain in Canada. The first store was opened in 1968 in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood which was then known for its hippie culture. There are now over 341 restaurants all across Canada.
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American fantasy film, directed and co-written by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson. The film features Johnny Depp in the titular role as Edward Scissorhands: a lonely, naive and child-like man with scissors for hands.
Volkswagen AG, or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. It forms the core of Volkswagen Group and is the world’s fourth largest car producer after Toyota, GM and Ford, respectively.
The name means “people’s car” in German. Its German tagline is “Aus Liebe zum Automobil”, which is translated as “For the love of the car” – or, “For Love of the People’s Cars”, as translated by VW in other languages, though in direct translation it reads “Out of love for the car.”
“Bollocks” is a word of Anglo Saxon origin, meaning testicles in British English and in Hiberno-English. The word is often used figuratively, most commonly as a noun to mean “nonsense” or as an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, but also in a number of other ways: as an adjective to mean “poor quality” or “useless”, as a noun to mean “top quality” or “perfection” (e.g., “That bike is the dog’s bollocks!”), and in various compound expressions.
Victoria’s Secret is a retailer of lingerie, women’s clothing and beauty products. It is a segment of specialty retail business, Limited Brands with an operating income of US$958 million in 2006. Victoria’s Secret is well known for its fashion shows and catalogues, which feature top fashion models.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is a Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. Much of Dylan’s most notable work dates from the 1960s, when he became an informal documentarian and reluctant figurehead of American unrest. Some of his songs, such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin'”, became anthems of the anti-war and civil rights movements.
Love Sick is a popular concert feature song, based around a simple, repeating organ riff. It was written and recorded for Bob Dylan’s acclaimed 1997 album Time Out of Mind.
Another famous [Folgers] advertising campaign from the early 1980s took the viewer inside various gourmet restaurants as a voice-over whispered, “We are here at (insert name of four-star restaurant), where we’ve secretly replaced the fine coffee they usually serve with Folgers Crystals. Let’s see if anyone can tell the difference!” Of course, no one ever did.
A hidden camera is a still or video camera used to film people without their knowledge. The camera is “hidden” because it is either not visible to the subject being filmed, or is disguised as another object. Hidden cameras have become popular for household surveillance, and can be built into common household objects such as smoke detectors, clock radios, motion detectors, ball caps, plants, and cellphones. Hidden cameras may also be used commercially or industrially as security cameras.
[Levi Strauss & Co.] briefly experimented (in the 1970s) with employee ownership and a public stock listing, but remains owned and controlled by descendants and relatives of Levi Strauss’ four nephews.
Polyethylene terephthalate (aka PET, PETE or the obsolete PETP or PET-P) is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family that is produced by the chemical industry and is used in synthetic fibers; beverage, food and other liquid containers; thermoforming applications; and engineering resins often in combination with glass fiber. It is one of the most important raw materials used in man-made fibers. It is manufactured under trade names Arnite, Impet and Rynite, Ertalyte, Hostaphan, Melinex and Mylar films, and Dacron, Terylene & Trevira fibers.
A psychedelic experience, or trip, is characterized by the perception of aspects of one’s mind previously unknown, or by the creative exuberance of the mind liberated from its ordinary fetters. Psychedelic states are one of the stations on the spectrum of experiences elicited by sensory deprivation as well as by psychedelic substances. On that same spectrum will be found hallucinations, changes of perception, synesthesia, altered states of awareness, mystical states, and occasionally states resembling psychosis. The word psychedelic comes from a combination of two Greek words: psyche (ÏˆÏ…Ï‡Î®) and delos (Î´Î®Î»Î¿Ï‚). Literally, it means “mind manifesting”.
This beer was put on the market in 1903 and is Miller Brewing‘s oldest brand. Miller High Life can be considered the forerunner of the modern American lager beers. High Life is grouped under the pilsner category of beers, although it has slightly less alcohol than European pilsners, at 4.7% ABV. The prevailing slogan on current packaging is “The Champagne of Beers”, which is an adaptation of its long standing slogan “The Champagne of Bottled Beers”. It was originally available in miniature champagne bottles and was one of the premier high end beers in the country for many years.