A chartreuse leotard in a magenta limousine: and other words named after people and places

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Hyperion Books for Children,
Pub. Date:
[1994]
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1st ed.
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English
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This fascinating compilation of eponyms and toponyms, words derived from people and places, is filled with histories of everyday words accompanied by b&w illustrations. For example, Barbie and Ken were named after the children of the owners of Mattel Toy Company, who created the dolls in 1958.
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9780786800032
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