The Eponym Quiz



Many words are born from the name of the person associated with what that word means. An eponym is a word derived from a person’s name, whether real or fictional. In this Lunchtime Quiz from mental_floss, you'll be given a word definition and a clue about the person, and you figure out what what the word is. Simple? Not exactly! I scored 70%, which would have been 80% if I could spell correctly. Link

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60% but maybe I should demand acknowledgment that I got 100% since that's what I wanted. GGGGG

Not that it matters but sideburns were originally called burnsides since they were named after General Burnside. Wonder why it got turned around.

(if I knew it was that easy I never would have gotten all those C's)
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