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Budweiser, The King Of Bohemian Beers
Typically, a beer would be named for the town or region from which it came and Budweiser is no different.
Coca-Cola's Name Origin: The Original Energy Drink
Where did the name Coca-Cola come from? It might surprise you to learn that it came from cocaine and kola nuts.
The Origin Of Domino's Pizza: Who Started It?
Domino's Pizza was originally known as Dominick's and was started in Ypsilanti, Michigan in 1960. It was purchased by the Monaghan brothers and later became Domino's.
Origin Of The New York Jets: Where Their Name Came From
Did you know that the New York Jets were named 'Jets' because it rhymes with 'Mets', a team that they shared stadium with?
North Dakota: Where The State Got Its Name
The name 'Dakota' originally came from a tribe of native Americans known as the Dakota.
Where The State Of Nevada Got Its Name
The state of Nevada is actually named after the Sierra Nevada mountain range which in Spanish translates to 'snow-capped mountain range.
Origin Of Sir And Ma'am
Port And Starboard: Why Ships Don't Use 'Left' And 'Right'
Starboard has its origin in Old Norse and right-handedness, while the left side (Port) is where ships dock.