Miscellaneous Quiz / Common Misnomers

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

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

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