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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.

It didn't have good flow, she said, and the ugly carpet, popcorn ceilings and linoleum floors were not helping.

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
CNN