233: John Coltrane’s son Ravi Coltrane was named for Norah Jones’ father Pandit Ravi Shankar.
The images are of
a) Krakatoa Volcano
c) Yucatan Peninsula
There are yet to be verfied theories that these names were all local language phrases for “I dont know”
Kangaroo and Yucatan were both so named because when Cook / Velazquez landed on respective lands and asked natives for the name of the animal/place, they were told “I don’t know” in the respective local languages, which stuck as names, so that must be the connect. Don’t know about the first.
The origin of these words all supposedly came from “I don’t know” in the respective country’s native language.
I don’t know..
No really.. that’s how they got their names
kangaroo… yucatan… nome??
All about Nuclear testing.
1. Manhattan Project(First nuclear test by US)
2. Joe (first nuclear test by Russia)
3. Bikini Island (Another by US)
“i don’t know” in different languages
Krakatoa, Kangaroo & Yucatan
All named after “I don’t know”