Video (link) of the day

Cannot figure out why NPR would be using videos that are not embeddable even when using Vodpod (what I end up doing to embed all non-Youtube videos).  So, just take a second and follow the link about persons names that have become nouns.  Now, I knew about Guillotin and Sandwich, but had no idea that terms such as shrapnel, silhouette, and dunce actually come from real person’s names.  Pretty cool.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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