JAPAN ONLY: Weird Name of the Items Series [No.4]

“Calpis” is loved by generations of Japanese people.

This is a staple Japanese drink that is mixed with water, and I’ve heard it spoken as “Cow piss” in English.

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As the company selling this product thought it would never sell overseas, the R&D department changed the exported name to “CALPICO”.

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