lol! Thanks for this.
Kidding aside, I found the essay here (scroll down a bit) about the name insightful:
(For some reason, the direct link to the essay just hangs for me.)
all of you thought this very thing when you first heard the name of Apple's newest technology, didn't you
In all honestly, no, because, well, I'm more than eight years old. Do you think of the same thing when someone asks for a pad of paper? The name isn't embarrassing- the public reaction is. And, no, I'm not an Apple fanboy.
The worst thing about the IPAD is that every 28 days it switches to Windows Vista.