Washington Mutual

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  1. PukingBristols

    PukingBristols New Member

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    Does anyone know why Washington Mutual bank changed it's name to WaMu. That sounds horrid.
     
  2. montanaguy

    montanaguy New Member

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    WaMu is just short for Washington Mutual. People that live in the Pacific Northwest region of the country had been calling it WaMu for years prior to the name change. It's just easier to remember.
     
  3. dcw4

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    and most of the wamu banks are closing,,,

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  4. D_Ivana Dickenside

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    it's just to shorten it... they take the Wa from Washington and the Mu from Mutual to make it WaMu.
     
  5. Deno

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    don't worry till they change the name to Usuka, then you have something to worry about .
     
  6. Principessa

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    <---- What she said. :biggrin1: I don't think it sounds horrid.
     
  7. hairyman101

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    it use to be providian bank....and they were a bitch to work with, paying them back for credit cards.
     
  8. hotbtminla

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    I suspect they'll change the spelling again to C-H-A-S-E at some point coming down the pike. :wink:
     
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