eBay

How did eBay get its name?

eBay is an online marketplace where millions of people trade every day. Pierre Omidyar created the website AuctionWeb in 1995. AuctionWeb was the predecessor to the modern...

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

General Tso Tsungtang was a war hero who served during China’s greatest civil war, the Taiping Rebellion. Tso was known for his ruthlessness. His...
Buck deer

Why are dollars referred to as bucks?

Like many others words, the etymology of this word isn't 100% clear, but strong evidence suggests that a dollar is called a “buck” thanks...
Golden Gate Bridge

How did the Golden Gate Bridge get its name?

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to northern Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1. It opened in...
Gatorade

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is a fruit-flavored drink, especially for athletes. It is designed to supply the body with carbohydrates and to replenish critical fluids and sodium lost...

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