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What’s in a name? A lot, the USOC says

I just love the Olympics. If nothing else, it provides a distraction to media outlets who’ve been hyperventilating all summer about the presidential race, high gas prices or how California is burning, quaking or destroying the sanctity of marriage.

Now there’s this: No more Ferret Olympics, Olympets, Raw Olympics (not what you might think), the Gay Olympic Games and Olympigs. The U.S. Olympic Committee, in addition to producing some of the best athletes in the world, also produces some of the most litigious attorneys. Use “Olympics” in the name of anything and you’re bound to get a cease and desist letter.