Origin of slogan
Examples from the Web for slogan
Riffing off the slogan “Now Everyone Can Fly,” the carrier offered no-frills flights that were both cheap and plentiful.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Britain the craft beer movement began much earlier, under the slogan “Real Ale.”
The series, which features the slogan “Do you still like us?”
While Stinnett proudly takes credit for the design, he is quick to note that he did not come up with the slogan.
The government of Israel is not going to overcome this with a slogan or a quick sweetness-and-light campaign.Has Friendship With Israel Become a Casualty of War?|Malcolm MacDougall|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A "slogan," by the way, is the war cry or gathering cry of a Highland clan—but that makes no difference to a Commercial Club.
My cards bore my name and my slogan: "Play the game square."The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
Of course it has the patent-medicine flavor, too; Detroit, by her "slogan," is a cure-all.
Already he had earned the title that would become the slogan of his followers in the campaign which made him President.The Victim|Thomas Dixon
I remember the first time I heard the slogan, and how it carried me and everyone else away.Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch
British Dictionary definitions for slogan
Word Origin for slogan
Word Origin and History for slogan
1670s, earlier slogorne (1510s), "battle cry," from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm "battle cry used by Scottish Highland or Irish clans," from sluagh "army, host, slew," from Celtic and Balto-Slavic *slough- "help, service." Second element is gairm "a cry" (see garrulous). Metaphoric sense of "distinctive word or phrase used by a political or other group" is first attested 1704.