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 Posted: Wed May 29th, 2019 02:30 pm
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We have a lot of slang terms for money in the UK. A pony is £25, a monkey £500, a grand £1,000, a cockle £10.

In the late eighties, a newspaper was sued for libel by novelist (and politician) Jeffrey Archer, after it accused him of paying £2,000 to a prostitute. So £2k is now an Archer.



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kargol wrote: We have a lot of slang terms for money in the UK. A pony is £25, a monkey £500, a grand £1,000, a cockle £10.

In the late eighties, a newspaper was sued for libel by novelist (and politician) Jeffrey Archer, after it accused him of paying £2,000 to a prostitute. So £2k is now an Archer.
For 2000 pounds, I would expect her to suck my knee cartilage out through my cock



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This was 1985.

And she wasn't for him.



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Baby Ruth Candy is named after President Cleveland's daughter Ruth.

Reese's are named after confectioner HB Resse

The Hershey Bar is named for Milton Hershey

The various Nobel Prizes are named for Albert Nobel

the Pulitzer Prizes are named for Media Mogul Joseph Pulitzer



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I'm surprised no one has mentioned the Heimlich manoeuvre.



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Road Warrior Yajuta wrote: Baby Ruth Candy is named after President Cleveland's daughter Ruth.

Reese's are named after confectioner HB Resse

The Hershey Bar is named for Milton Hershey

The various Nobel Prizes are named for Albert Nobel

the Pulitzer Prizes are named for Media Mogul Joseph Pulitzer


Wait, the Baby Ruth wasn't named after Babe Ruth? I honestly thought it was until now. 
Might as well piggyback off Yajuta. The Reggie Bar was named after Reggie Jackson. It's been out of business for a long time, but it was one of the best candy bars ever.

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srossi wrote: beejmi wrote: Tommy John surgery
Fake news.  Tommy John actually had a pulled groin.  In the '70s they didn't know the difference though. 
I always thought it was fucked up that the procedure was named after the patient instead of the doctor who actually invented arguably the most successful, famous surgery in sports history (Frank Jobe).



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BlueThunder wrote: Road Warrior Yajuta wrote: Baby Ruth Candy is named after President Cleveland's daughter Ruth.

Reese's are named after confectioner HB Resse

The Hershey Bar is named for Milton Hershey

The various Nobel Prizes are named for Albert Nobel

the Pulitzer Prizes are named for Media Mogul Joseph Pulitzer


Wait, the Baby Ruth wasn't named after Babe Ruth? I honestly thought it was until now. 
Might as well piggyback off Yajuta. The Reggie Bar was named after Reggie Jackson. It's been out of business for a long time, but it was one of the best candy bars ever.

It's been a dispute on and off again for years, but baseball historians mostly agree it was named after Cleveland's daughter. 



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The full Nelson (and half-Nelson)

One of my favorites is the George Brett Overpass on I-70, near Kauffman Stadium.

The George Foreman Grill is marketed as the JACKIE CHAN Grill in the Asian market.



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The Ferris wheel, invented by the Honky Tonk Man.
OK just kidding. It was named after George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.


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