Friday the 13th cat calendar

Why is Friday the 13th considered to be unlucky?

No one knows for sure why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky but the most widely accepted explanation is based on Christianity.
Cleveland Indians baseball cap and glove

Why are they called the Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians are named after former player Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian so respected, that one year after his passing, Cleveland took the...
General Tso's chicken

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), however, 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...
deviled eggs

Why are they called deviled eggs?

No one knows for sure why the word 'deviled' was originally used, however, there is evidence suggesting that it was due to the...

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