Did You Know? (10-19-07)

The word “Boondocks” comes from the Tagalog (Filipino) word “Bundok,” which means mountain.

The “ZIP” in Zip Code stands for “Zone Improvement Plan.”

Yucatan, as in the peninsula, is from Maya “u” + “u” + “uthaan,” meaning “listen to how they speak,” what the Maya said when they first heard the Spaniards.

Pocahontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill in 1875.

Turnips turn green when sunburnt.

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