These comical looks at car names pop up every so often and Forbes is the latest to jump into the game by noting Buicks upcoming Canadian offered LaCrosse is French-Canadian slang for masturbation. Naughty Canucks! Some other gems include the VW Touareg that was named for an African tribe that traded slaves into the 20th century. Lovely. But Forbes also goes a step beyond and interviews the folks at the big companies that develop car names. So there's some substance to this blurb.


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