Miscellaneous Quiz / Common Misnomers

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

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

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