Olympics

Why are they called the Olympics?

The Olympics took its name from the Olympia sanctuary in Greece approximately 2,700 years ago.Olympia is located on the Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula. The...
Cleveland Indians

Why is the Cleveland baseball team called the Indians?

From 1903-1914, the Indians were called the "Naps," named after player-manager Napoleon Lajoie. In 1915, Lajoie left to play in Philadelphia so the team...
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...
Dictionary

How does a word make it into a dictionary?

The exact process depends on the dictionary. Not all dictionaries have the same words in them, but the process is similar for each. Each day, dictionary...
Gatorade

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after the "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams.In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...

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