Top Ten Most Random Names for Everyday Things

PositronWildhawk
If you think, you wonder why these things are called these things.

The Top Ten

1 Potato

If it weren't for those big yellow rocks that everyone has eaten at least once, this very random word would never be used. Ever. - PositronWildhawk

I don't know why but every time I hear this it's so random - MaxPap

2 Bee

This is a wonderful and ugly name. If I had kids, I would name them that.

3 Arse

Don't put this word before any other word on this list. That's unfortunate. - PositronWildhawk

Arse! Haha! Such a funny word, especially if a super-posh Englishman says it as their swear word. I have wondered how this word came about. I may have too much time on my hands. :D - Britgirl

4 Cucumber

I don't like cucumber the food eww but nice name but change it really it might make people hungry but not me I don't like cucumber the food eww naaty

5 iPod

As well as iPad, iPhone, iMac, iTunes, iMovie, iTranslate, iBooks; has Apple copyrighted the letter?!?! - PositronWildhawk

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6 Cactus
7 Zombie

It comes from an African word "zombi" - Epekov

Why are they called this? - PositronWildhawk

8 Boot
9 Fish

This word was invented so there could be blowfish, pufferfish, angler fish, swordfish, silverfish, viperfish, goldfish, lionfish, x-ray fish; all continuing the randomness. - PositronWildhawk

10 Tupperware

The Contenders

11 Frisbee V 1 Comment
12 Spring
13 Nine
14 Bin
15 Plunger

Is everyone just adding words that are unfortunate alongside "arse" now?!?! - PositronWildhawk

16 Pram
17 Cul-de-sac

Sounds like cold sack

18 Parachute
19 Lampshade
20 Bouncyhouse
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