Real product names: from "Pee Cola" to "Megapussi", and Australian "Golden Gaytime" ice-cream, what were they thinking?
Golden Gaytime (ice-cream)
Golden Gaytime is an iconic ice-cream in Australia, its name survived intact despite the homosexual connotations in modern decades. The company just decided to play up the camp name with the boxes, holding the words "4 delicious chances to have a gay time."
Here's a classic Golden Gaytime TV ad from the 80s, "Let the Gaytimes roll!"
And a more recent Golden Gaytime TV ad (hilarious!):
It is perhaps the world's cheapest mobile phone, and the latest offering from Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez: behold the "Vergatorio," a name that's derived from a slang word for penis. While in Venezuela the word does have another meaning (reliable), the rest of Latin America is still laughing.