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genericides.org keeps a list of generic trademarks. We support the list with examples of "generic use" in newspapers worldwide. The entry below is such example.

The letters page was as much a staple of a comic's back matter as smiling sea monkeys and Charles Atlas' leopard-print speedo.

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
Yes
In what news organisation did it appear?
NPR