Old ‘MadTV’ sketch imagined iPad for ladies

Steve Jobs came down from the mountain with his tablet. Mere mortals can't dispute anything Jobs does, but his choice of the name iPad is raising some eyebrows. Twitter is alive with cracks that it sounds like a feminine hygiene product. Apple should have seen this coming. In 2007, Mad TV ran a skit about Apple developing its own feminine-care product called, you guessed it, the iPad. Will the iPad join the Chevy Nova as a truly ill-thought brand name? Probably not, since the Apple fanatics are willing to trust in Steve in all matters.

—Posted by Brian Morrissey