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blacbird
01-20-2013, 09:39 AM
Just a curiosity. Some I can think of, right quick:

sandwich
guillotine
cardigan


Technical terms like ampere, volt, joule, gauss, kelvin don't count. I'm looking for general words that have entered the common English parlance. Others?

caw

Liralen
01-20-2013, 09:44 AM
godwinned

SkyeOhWhy
01-20-2013, 02:46 PM
Here's a list: http://grammar.about.com/od/grammarfaq/f/FAQeponym.htm

I never knew leotards were named after a person! :)

regdog
01-20-2013, 09:39 PM
jacuzzi