It's got a name that cries out for parody (that didn't stop the Wii).Sure, and Apple was certainly thinking about this stuff in deciding on the name. This morning the NYT ran a piece on this topic, here. And it's on the AP and everywhere. AP probably has the best line:
“Will women send their husbands to the Apple store to buy iPads?’’ went one joke on Twitter.I'm guessing that the junior high stuff will pass pretty quick. At least I hope so. But there is a little linguistics connection too —see this.