Common Misnomers

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

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

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