12 Inaccurately Named Everyday Things

12 Inaccurately Named Everyday Things

What's in a name? A lot of confusion, actually. For instance, gypsum doesn't get its due for its iconic place in the classroom. Learn more about that and 11 other confusing names within the English language.

French Fries

French Fries The most common theory is that the perfect form of potato was actually created in Belgium. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC


Chalk What we normally refer to as chalk nowadays is actually gypsum because it's more common and easier to work with than actual chalk. CRACKED.COM

Source: USRA

Hawaiian Pizza

Hawaiian Pizza Hawaiian pizza was created by a Greek immigrant in Ontario, Canada. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

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