Now you know - A book of answers





Do you ever wonder why we say that, how that word come

Why do we call New York the “The Big Apple" ?
How did an English police force become known as “Scotland Yard”?
Why the American presidential home is called the “White House”?
Why do we say,” When in Rome, do as the Romans do”?
Why do we call prostitutes “hookers”?
Why a self-employed professional is called a “freelancer”?
Why a lazy, irresponsible person is called “shiftless”?.

How did sunglasses originate?

Why is the speed of a ship measured in knots?

Is it the tower or the clock on the British Houses of Parliament that is called Big Ben

What was a “computer” before the electronic age?

Why is the lump in a man’s throat called an Adam’s apple?

What is the origin of the Ivy League?

Is Mount Everest the world’s tallest mountain?

Precisely who qualifies as a baby boomer?

What is the world’s largest number named?

What is Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz,”?

Happy holidays to everyone.

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