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The Original Michelin Man Might Just Eat Your Soul


A few weeks ago, we revealed to you the horrifying truth about the very first Ronald McDonald. Now we set out to ruin another classic company mascot: the Michelin Man.

The Michelin man is the mascot for tire company Michelin. I always thought he looked like Stay Puft: big and cuddly with just a hint of menace. 

When the logo was first created over 100 years ago, he looked a lot different. His ripples (which represent tires - tires back then were whitish-gray) were thinner and sharper, and his eyes... well, I don't know what was going on with his eyes. I'll let these photos do the talking for me:

Stay Puft is looking friendlier and friendlier...

Source: Business Insider