What’s in a Name? The Royal Baby’s Possible Monikers
A novel game of Name That Baby has swept the UK this month as the imminent birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first child has Brits flocking to gambling sites, casting their predictions for the royal tot’s name along with its sex, hair color and future profession. Many have wagered that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will honor Will’s beloved mum by christening their …
What’s In A Name: 18 Popular Brands
Number two in our miniseries of “What’s In A Name” deals with popular brand names and their etymology. While some names are easy to figure out—Ford cars are named after Henry Ford—other brand name origins are a bit more complex, or in some cases, convoluted. Nike Nike refers to the Greek winged goddess of victory as well as a tactical missile of the 1940s. As …
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A prefix that means earth, as in geochemistry, the study of the Earth's chemistry.
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