Tiger Woods did it. So did Katy Perry. So did nearly everyone in your office.
They all said at some point: “I’m just here so I don’t get fined.”
That was the oft-repeated sentence from Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch at the Super Bowl Media Day.
Say this much for the Skittles-loving Lynch, he knows a cash cow when he sees it.
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According to the Seattle Times, Lynch has filed a trademark application to own that phrase.
Here is a link to the trademark request. Lynch wants to control the phrasing on sales of T-shirts, hats, beanies, hooded sweatshirts and more.