27 Head-Scratching Reasons For The Names Of Common Stuff

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Bengen720 recently told us that biologists are incredibly childish, when it comes to naming things, and will seize every possible opportunity to name a discovery after a penis. But it can't just be scientists who are like that. So we asked readers to dig into funny, bizarre stories behind the names of pretty much anything in the world. And they did not disappoint.

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