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

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

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