Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

I Love Those Toyota Priora: Origins of Popular Hi-Tech Names

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

If you happen to meet an Indonesian man and you tell him that you like watching TV programs at Hulu, he may tell you that he just likes staring at Hulus. That’s because “Hulu” means “butt” in Indonesian. So…we’ve been watching videos from a butt. I knew it.

butthulu

Mentalfloss has the details on that as well as on 7 other hi-tech names, like Toyota’s Prius (whose plural is still Prius according to the Japanese automaker), and Wikipedia (“wiki” means “fast” in Hawaiian). It’s something you can use to strike up a conversation with that cute geek you’ve been eyeing. You just walk up to her and go, “Did you know that Hulu means “butt”?” Nevermind. It’s all useless information.

Also, as you can see I have once again leveled-up my Photoshop skillz. They’re now at a world class level -7.

[via Gizmodo]



FLEX Smart Camera Gadget

FLEX Smart Camera Gadget

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020

Slate (Trailer)

Slate (Trailer)

Advertisement
2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Off-Road Performance Edition Goes on Sale This Year

2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Off-Road Performance Edition Goes on Sale This Year

2022 Subaru BRZ Gets More Power, a Stiffer Chassis, and a Complete Redesign

2022 Subaru BRZ Gets More Power, a Stiffer Chassis, and a Complete Redesign

2021 Stage II Yenko Camaro Is a 1050 Horsepower Beast

2021 Stage II Yenko Camaro Is a 1050 Horsepower Beast

Advertisement