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June 2, 2001 at 5 PM

Crappy Tire

Winning one for disgruntled anti-freeze, innertube and mop buyers everywhere, Mick McFadden has kept the rights to www.crappytire.com.

My favourite part:

“The term Crappy Tire is a slang expression derived from the Canadian Tire trade marks [and is] frequently used by younger Canadian Tire customers,” the company said. “In the vast majority of cases, the usage does not have a negative connotation but is an impertinent reference to a mass merchandiser.”

Uh huh. And when my friend Ryan used to refer to that singer from the Police as ‘Stink,’ it was really a term of endearment.

Comments

I bought a hoover upright vacuum from canadian tire, it did not work! they are telling me to send it to hoover? at my own exspence. a canadain company!

— terrypronyk | Jul. 17, 2003 — 9 AM

crappy tire = crappy incompetent, service

keep your vehicles away!!!!

— robert masutti | Oct. 11, 2003 — 1 PM

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