16 Things That Were Originally Called Something Totally Different
Written by Ana Krneta
The iconic Van Morrison song ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ was actually titled ‘Brown Skinned Girl’. Van Morrison told the ‘Belfast Telegraph’: ‘That was just a mistake. It was a kind of Jamaican song...Calypso. It just slipped my mind. I changed the title.’
Q-Tips, the thing none of us are supposed to use to clean our ears but we all do were called ‘baby gays’. They changed it, and the Q stands for quality.
The English band Coldplay was actually first named ‘Starfish’. Much like the creators of candy corn who realized that chicken feed was a horrible name, we have to assume Chris Martin and the rest of the gang decided ‘Starfish’ was a really bad name.
Another band, this time Maroon 5. Adam Levine and the guys had originally called themselves ‘Kara’s Flowers’.
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