But what happens to all this when we die? As Lionel Barrymore famously said, "You can't take it with you when you go."
Especially pique-inducing are the obvious modern day capitulations to capitalism, such as McDonald's largely successful efforts to trademark every word that begins with a Mc
I love Facebook. Some days, I almost love it as much as I love pie (or pi). But when the Ministry of Silly Walks informed me several days ago that the Patent and Trademark Office had given Facebook the go-ahead to move forward with its trademark application for the word "Face," I was appalled.