An ANZA brush is a piece of technology mentioned in an early Dilbert comic. Its name was supposed to parody the frequently nonsensical monikers given to items of technology that provide the average person with no information about what the item is, what it does, or what it is used for.

In the comic where this item was mentioned, Dilbert flaunts his engineering knowledge by asking for "A half-dozen Niad Pulse Converters and an Anza Brush" at an electronics store, only to then comment, "Or am I bluffing?"

Anza is a real brush, however - the Anza company have been making brushes since 1946 (

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