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.
Air Force Salute

Why do members of the military salute each other?

Some speculate that the military salute dates back to Roman times when soldiers raised their hands as a form of greeting or respect, however,...
Black Forest Ham

Does Black Forest ham come from a black forest?

Black Forest ham, or Schwarzwälder Schinken in German, is a variety of dry-cured smoked ham that comes from the hind leg of a pig....
Chef Boyardee Mini Ravioli in a can

Was Chef Boyardee a real person?

Unlike the fictional product marketing icons of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, and Mrs. Butterworth, Chef Boyardee was indeed a real person. The others were created...
Why is it called the Coronavirus?

Why is it called the Coronavirus?

The name coronavirus comes from the physical appearance of the virus. Under a microscope, a coronavirus is covered with pointy structures that look similar...

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