Do you know that many objects are named after their inventor? – Part 2


Here’s the story of French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them:

Part 2:

“ La Guillotine” is a machine designed to chop the head. It was invented by Doctor Joseph Guillotin to shorten the agony of the people sentenced to the death penalty.… Read More

Do you know that many objects are named after their inventor? – Part 1


Here the two fold story of the French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them:

Part 1:

“Un Amphitryon” can be used in a very formal language as “a host who receives guests for diner”.… Read More