BTWT

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BTWTBoeing Transonic Wind Tunnel
BTWTBetter Transit Without Trolleys (Jamaica Plain, MA)
BTWTBite the Wax Tadpole
BTWTBehind the Water Tower (blog)
BTWTBeen There, Wrecked That
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The best of last year's were Bite the Wax Tadpole and Narcoleptic Lovers.
Ironically, just as European intellectuals began to complain about the "coca-colonization"--meaning Americanization--of the postwar world, Coca-Cola began its transformation (as one executive put it) from "an American company with branches abroad [to] a multi-national business," overcoming such obstacles as the Arab boycott and the fact that the Chinese characters closest to the sound of Coca-Cola mean "bite the wax tadpole." The company's internationalization illustrates Jefferson's observation that the merchant has no country.
This translated as "bite the wax tadpole" or "female horse stuffed with wax" depending upon the dialect - neither of was likely to shift much of the fizzy drink.