Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Word Origins: People Who Became Nouns

Have you ever wondered where the word 'boycott' came from? Or why we refer to a random man as 'a guy'? This slideshow from Life magazine gives the background on some two dozen people whose names have become nouns.

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