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Incomplete[edit]

This article needs to have the history of Federal Express prior to 1998. The company existed long before that year, as the article remotely acknowledges here and there. I have no knowledge of Federal Express history, other than some old boxes from when I was a child. Apple8800 (talk) 17:29, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

This article is about FedEx Corporation (Known as FDX Corporation until 2000). Notice the note at the top of the page in the history section: "For the history of Federal Express, see FedEx Express." Spikydan1 (talk) 21:33, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

"Spoon" in logo?[edit]

I removed the following text, which has been the subject of several reverts recently:

The FedEx wordmark is also notable for containing a hidden spoon in the negative space within the lowercase "E", an interesting pun on the shortening of the word "federal" to "fed."[1][2][3][4]

Okay, it's true you can see a spoon in the logo. But so what? The reason to mention the arrow in the "Ex" part of the logo is because the designers did it intentionally, as this interview indicates: http://www.thesneeze.com/mt-archives/000273.php By contrast, all of the citations you added for the "spoon" are just other random people on the internet who posted to their blogs, saying, Hey, that looks like a spoon! See WP:RS. Terence7 (talk) 22:45, 22 February 2012 (UTC)

Not one creditable source (i.e. not just someone's blog) or information from FedEx and the designer mention this so called "spoon"...It's purely just a side effect of using a lower case "e". An example would be that every logo that uses a lower case "e" has a "spoon" in it. Here are just a couple I thought of because the logos are in lowercase American Airlines, Bank of America, Verizon Communications. Spikydan1 (talk) 02:04, 23 February 2012 (UTC)

FedEx controversies about employes[edit]

Why this article doesn't mention the fact that several FedEx employes were caught on video throwing and/or kicking packages that should be delivered careful to its customers? 85.242.166.109 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 18:08, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

  1. ^ http://www.robert-gonzalez.com/tag/fedex/
  2. ^ http://justmegawatt.com/images/youdidntknow
  3. ^ http://brandonmathis.com/blog/2010/10/09/logo-design-is-easy/
  4. ^ http://kerrycallen.blogspot.com/2008/04/clever-design-or-accident.html