SOS signal on a beach

What does SOS stand for?

SOS doesn't stand for or represent any letters, rather it's a representation of a Morse code distress signal. SOS is a continuous Morse code...
McDonalds China

How many McDonald’s are there?

As of  January 2018, there are more than 36,000 McDonald's locations in 101 different countries, serving more than 69 million people every day. There are...
Colonel

Why is the word colonel pronounced like it has an “r” in it?

The American word, colonel, was derived from the French word, coronel, through a process called dissimilation. In the 1500's, English borrowed a handful of military...
Lion looking majestic

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.
McWay Cove

What is the difference between a gulf, bay, port, harbor, cove, marina, and a...

Some of these terms are often used interchangeably. This is incorrect and I will briefly explain the differences below. GULF A gulf is a large bay...

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