Who Thought Of That Word?

Ever wonder, who thought of that word?  *NERD – Dr. Seuss named a creature in 1950’s, If I Ran a Zoo  *TWITTER- Geoffrey Chaucer first used the word which meant “to chirp continuously”.  * PANDEMONIUM – John Milton used the term in Paradise Lost for the classical words “all” and “evil spirits”.  *YAHOOS- was invented by Jonathan Swift as a term for the dregs of humankind in Gulliver’s Travels. *PIE HOLE – slang for “mouth” was put into print for the first time by Stephen King in the novel Christine.  *ATOMIC BOMB – H.G Wells first used the term “atomic bomb” in his 1914 novel, “The World Set Free”Who Thought Of That Word?.  A physicist patented the idea for a nuclear reactor after reading it.  *CHORTLE & GALUMPH – Were mash-up words invented in Lewis Carrol’s nonsense poem, “Jabberwocky”.   Do you have your own words you have created?  De Hart Plumbing Heating and Cooling serving Manhattan Kansas, Junction City Kansas, Wamego Kansas, Topeka Kansas and some surrounding areas. 

Share This Post

Request a Service or Estimate Today!

Fill out the form below to Request a Service or Estimate and have our team help you with your HVAC and Plumbing needs. Web requests are handled during regular business hours Mon-Fri.