Today I learned that Nissan is basically an abbreviation for "Japan Industries" and a lot of Toyotas are named after things that sit atop your head. Sure, I knew a lot of car-and-car-company-name-origins already, but the always-excellent John Green from Mental_Floss just might teach you a few things.


I am a big trivia nerd, in case you can't tell. Did you know that bananas are technically berries? Fun stuff.

Share your fun facts in the comments below, because it is Wednesday and it is raining and we both know you're not going anywhere.

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