The names of these things don't make sense

When a berry is not actually a berry

Stars Insider

25/05/23 | StarsInsider


The English language if full of misnomers, or names that are inaccurate in describing something. Some of these date back to Old English words, but others do remain a mystery to this day. Many of us are familiar with some of these. For instance, the fact that peanuts are not actually nuts. But there are more—a lot more.

Click through the following gallery and discover the most curious misnomers in the English language.

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