A peanut is neither a pea nor a nut — it is a legume.

Danish pastry originated in Austria.

Arabic numerals were invented in India.

Swiss steak originated in England.

The English horn originated in France.

A prickly pear is not a pear — it is a cactus.

The “funny” bone in the body is not a bone at all — it is the ulnar nerve.

“Old Ironside’s” sides were made of wood.

Clouds are composed of tiny drops of water that float.  A cloud close to the ground is called a fog.