Common Misnomers

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Can you separate the misnomers from the, er, nomers?

Updated Dec 1, 2014

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Did Chinese Checkers originate from China?
Is a black bean a bean?
Is a koala bear a bear?
Does the Marylebone Cricket Club have a cricket team?
Did the 30 years' war (in the 17th century) last for 30 years?
Did the cor anglais (English horn) originate from England?
Are wellington boots named after the Duke of Wellington?
Was Americium discovered in America?
Is a shooting star a star?
Are refried beans fried more than once?
Is there lead in pencil lead?
Is a peanut a nut?
Is a white rhino white?
Do Panama hats originate from Panama?
Is the Red sea usually red?
Is the Hubble telescope a telescope?
Is catgut made from cats?
Are the Canary islands named after the canary bird?
Is a black box (flight recorder) black?
Is the cross on the Red Cross flag red?
Does dry cleaning not use liquids?
Is a kiwi bird a bird?
Do frankfurters originate from Frankfurt?
Does horsehair come from horses?
Is a jellyfish a fish?
Is the Monaco Grand Prix held in Monaco?
Is Ecuador on the equator?
Did the Spanish Inquisition originate from Spain?
Are the Everly Brothers brothers?
Is a Manx cat a cat?
Is a karate black belt black?
Is a firefly a fly?

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