When asked who owned the patent on the polio vaccine, Jonas Salk said, “Well, the people. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?”
The Q in Q-tips stands for quality. They were originally called Baby Gays.
After an online vote in 2011, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
In his book, Dick Cheney says his yellow lab Dave was banned from Camp David for attacking President Bush’s dog Barney.
Lyme disease is named after the town of Lyme, Connecticut, where several cases were identified in 1975.