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  • proper n. Alternative capitalization of Vegemite

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  • *senses another promising surprise attack opportunity on mr dontcry's tastebuds* *mwa*

    October 5, 2009

  • haha! I'm going to be laughing for weeks now... ;-) Thanks for the link!

    October 5, 2009

  • Hitler Finds Out About iSnack 2.0.

    October 5, 2009

  • *suddenly remembers eating sandwiches of Vegemite and cheddar*

    *especially melted cheddar*

    Those were pretty good.

    *wonders again about cream cheese but is too chicken to try it with Vegemite*

    October 4, 2009

  • Personally, I like the name Ruddymite but I know it would never be chosen.
    And I'm so glad they want to re-name the iSnak...it was a bad idea in the first place (long live vegemite! long live cheese! note the separation) but couldn't they have chosen something a little better?

    October 3, 2009

  • "More than 48,000 naming suggestions were divided into five categories before Kraft Foods marketing heads picked the winner. The groups were: Australiana, nostalgia, cheesey, iconic Vegemite and innovative.
    Dean Robbin's iSnack 2.0 fell into the later category.
    The company's head of corporate affairs, Simon Talbot, has refused to say which names will be put to the public in a poll later this week, but according to Vegemite's website, the following are likely to be frontrunners:
    2ritemite
    Golden Mite
    Allroundamite
    Newumite
    Snackmite
    Blonde
    Ruddymite
    Wow Chow
    Moo in Mud
    Vegemite blonde"
    - Christine Kellett, Possible iSnack 2.0 replacements, theage.com.au, 1 October 2009.

    October 2, 2009

  • ... *intrigued by this "Super Salty Wombat"*

    October 1, 2009

  • Vegemite and cream cheese ... sounds like someone's idea - idle spark from Marketing Division pinheads - to create the Super Salty Wombat's Mum Of All Toast Spreads. Haven't tasted it and don't have to <-- protected by Vegan Ring Of Confidence.

    October 1, 2009

  • That would be a good list. Someone's bound to put fluffernutter on it. Eeyew...

    October 1, 2009

  • Oh, Nutella in the USA too, my friend. It's food of the gods.

    Sounds like a good list idea to me!

    October 1, 2009

  • Peanut butter in the USA.
    Vegemite in Australia.
    Nutella in Italy.
    What else? Enough to create a "childhood on a sandwich" list?

    October 1, 2009

  • I have heard no persuasive argument that mixing vegemite and cream cheese is a good idea. Why all the fuss about the name if the sh@# is inedible to begin with? Or was it meant to be used as--I don't know--car wax or bug repellent?

    *waits patiently for someone to explain about how cream cheese and vegemite sandwiches were a staple of their happy youth*

    October 1, 2009

  • The plot thickens:

    "But in a twist that raises suspicions of the exercise being a marketing stunt, the company says it will ask the public to find yet another name for iSnack 2.0. After five days of criticism, including thousands of posts on blogs and social networking sites, Kraft admitted it got the name wrong. A spokesman, Simon Talbot, said iSnack 2.0 - which was picked from 48,000 entries submitted by Vegemite lovers - had 'not resonated with Australians, particularly the modern technical aspects associated with it'.
    The new name will be decided by mass vote. The company will announce more details tomorrow, ensuring yet more Australians will hear about the new spread. The half-million jars bearing the new name are destined to become collectors' items to be traded on eBay."
    - Julian Lee, When the name jars, a Krafty stunt starts smelling like burnt toast, theage.com.au, 1 October 2009.

    October 1, 2009

  • Honestly. Out of 48,000 suggestions, that's the best name they could come up with?

    October 1, 2009

  • They might as well call is assmarmite and be done with it. Or, alternatively, santorum2.0.

    Wait, was that the sound of someone chundering?

    We come from a land down under .....

    September 30, 2009

  • Wait. Wait. "Vegemite-cream cheese blend"? Ohhhh... where's that First-Trimester Nausea list...

    September 30, 2009

  • "Consumer uproar over iSnack2.0 has forced Kraft to concede that its new Vegemite-cream cheese blend might have to be renamed. US-based Kraft is now considering how it could change the name of the product before half a million of the jars bearing the new name go on sale over the next few days.
    'There’s a distinct possibility that we'll be critically evaluating the name,' Kraft's head of corporate affairs Simon Talbot said today. 'The name isn't resonating with success or favour.' At the moment, the product is on the shelves with a label saying 'Name Me', part of a competition that has been running for months."
    - Julian Lee, iSnack2.0 fury prompts naming rethink, theage.com.au, 30 Sep 2009.

    September 30, 2009

  • Shame it has to be owned by Kraft, though. It would have been nice to stay completely in Aussie hands.

    July 28, 2009

  • An Australian spread made from yeast extract. Sorta similar to marmite, but with a saltier and slightly more mellow flavour.

    June 28, 2009

  • Vegemite was briefly known (in 1928, in Queensland, I find) as Parwill. As in—Marmite and Parwill.

    December 23, 2008

  • Oh my god. I haven't heard that song in twenty years. *cringes*

    *singing* because we love ... ourvegemite... we all adore ... ourvegemite...

    August 12, 2008

  • Oh great, now that song is going to be suck in my head all day! *hums*

    August 12, 2008

  • I learned a song about Vegemite at camp from my Australian counselors...

    We're happy little Vegemites
    As bright as bright can be.
    We all enjoy our Vegemite
    For breakfast, lunch, and tea.
    Our mother says we're growing
    stronger every single week.
    Because we love our Vegemite.
    We all adore our Vegemite.
    It puts a rose in every cheek!

    August 12, 2008

  • Interesting that there are so many comments on Promite and Marmite, but none here.

    "It tastes like spreadable beer!"
    -- Mark Maron, on Good News Week, 21/04/08

    July 19, 2008