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

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