From: Bud Krueger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Gregory Kirk <email@example.com>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
<email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 16, 1997 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: What's in a name.....
>FYI -- Esso was an 'abreviation' for Standard Oil (SO). This OF remembers
>when they were divvying up the Standard Oil system. Exxon came in later,
>to get farther away from the Standard Oil name.
>Gregory Kirk wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> > On Tue, 16 Dec 1997 08:29:29 -0600 Jay Quinn <email@example.com>
>> > writes:
>> > >At 10:01 PM 12/15/97 -0500, Steve Byers wrote:
>> > >That reminds me of the old tale, whether it's true or not, and
>> > >that is: "Esso" meant Stop in some language. Then they changed it
>> > to
>> > >Exxon.
>> > I thought it was "the sign of the double-cross!"