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In the comedy film "Officespace", the protagonist works for a company called "Initech". At the end of the film, his co-workers take jobs at a competing company called "Initrode".

It seems that these names are meant to sound silly, but can someone here tell me if these fictitious names may also be some sort of word-play?

  • To the more experienced users of this site: is there a better tag for this question? – Rice Flour Cookies Aug 7 '12 at 20:53
  • Too Localised. To the limited extent that it's a "play on words", I suspect all we're dealing with is that Initech is a typical "high-tech" name, with Initrode a dorky imitation from a parvenu competitor riding on the coattails (In it rode). – FumbleFingers Aug 7 '12 at 21:01
  • I'm afraid questions about naming are off topic. – Matt E. Эллен Aug 7 '12 at 21:10
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    Worth noting: we do have a site for questions about movies. – Shog9 Aug 7 '12 at 23:02
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    Yeah... If you could just, check out the answer I received to this question on movies stack exchange... that would be greawt. movies.stackexchange.com/questions/3720/… – Rice Flour Cookies Aug 14 '12 at 14:47

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