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

My iPod is that and it's not random - Jake09

Just to let you know, the "i" stands for "internet."

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

6 Cactus
7 Zombie

Do you see zombies everyday?

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 Plunger

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

12 Frisbee

Haha frisbee!

13 Spring
14 Nine
15 Bin
16 Pram
17 Cul-de-sac

Sounds like cold sack

18 Parachute
19 Lampshade
20 Bouncyhouse
21 Chicken
22 Knob
23 Squire
24 Gunch
25 Raw Toast
26 Starfish Starfish Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or "basket stars".
27 Llama Llama The llama is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.

But me like alpaca more

28 Lionfish Lionfish
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