Monthly Archives: May 2010


The original name of the Atlanta Olympic mascot was Whatizit (what is it?), later truncated to Izzy. Neither avatar was treated with anything like respect. Ditto the London 2012 efforts, launched a couple of days ago. Named Wenlock and Mandeville, they are more worthy of a similar question to the 1996 version, ie WTFizit? I […]

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