Lion

Why is the lion referred to as the king of the jungle when it...

While there is authoritive source for this that I could find, the phrase it is based on a Hindi translation for the word jungle.
log cabin

What is the difference between a house and a cabin?

Houses and cabins aren't mutually exclusive. This means that something can be both a house and a cabin. A house can be defined as a...

Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso's Chicken is named after Chinese statesman and military leader Zuo Zongtang (a.k.a General Tso, Tso Tsung-t'ang, and Marquis Kejing), but he personally...
eBay

How did eBay get its name?

eBay.com got its name from the company name, The Echo Bay Technology Company. Pierre Omidyar created the website AuctionWeb in 1995. AuctionWeb was the predecessor to...
Golden Gate Bridge

How did the Golden Gate Bridge get its name?

Contrary to popular belief, the Golden Gate bridge is not named for its color. It's actually named after the Golden Gate Strait that runs beneath...

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