Results for - Knowing From Shinola

2,313 voters participated in this survey

1. Shinola is, to my ears, a fine-sounding word, and it's a brand name at least a couple of times over. Firstly, it was the name of a brand of shoe polish first sold in the U.S. in 1877, with its production ceasing in 1960. Before taking this survey, were you familiar with Shinola shoe polish?

Yes
19%
435 votes
Unsure
12%
276 votes
No
69%
1,589 votes

2. If you've ever heard someone say that another party doesn't know (word for solid digestive waste), or anything else, from Shinola, were you aware that the latter point of comparison was a shoe polish, probably its brown variety?

Yes
17%
380 votes
Uncertain
13%
306 votes
No
46%
1,065 votes
I never heard the phrase (at least until I heard the Dolly Parton song accompanying this question).
24%
549 votes

3. Currently using Shinola for its name is a company known for making luxury timepieces and-go figure-bicycles. Before this survey, were you familiar with this Shinola business?

Yes
7%
160 votes
Undecided
9%
200 votes
No
74%
1,713 votes
I'm not only familiar with the company, I own(ed) at ieast one of its products.
10%
227 votes

4. If ever you've heard anyone say that so-and-so doesn't know something from Shinola, have you ever thought s/he meant a watch or a bike?

Yes
5%
116 votes
Perhaps (as those products may have been my only frame[s] of reference for the word)
6%
128 votes
No
59%
1,356 votes
Again, I was previously unfamiliar with the phrase.
30%
700 votes

5. For what line/s of goods do you believe Shinola is a fitting name?

Shoe polish
29%
677 votes
Watches
3%
78 votes
Bicycles
4%
100 votes
Two of the above, but not all
8%
174 votes
None of the above
23%
530 votes
Not caring
32%
741 votes
12/06/2021 Products 2313 25 By: jlrake
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