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9 Very Misleading Names for Things You’ve Been Using Your Whole Life!

4) Are French Fries French?

They are often thought to have originated in Belgium, though no one knows for sure and some have even named Spain as a potential point of origin for this tasty treat.

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5) Fireflies Are Actually Beetles

While they do take flight, these flashing beacons of summer are actually beetles and not related to flies at all.

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6) Strawberries Aren’t Really Berries

Botanically speaking strawberries aren’t berries and neither are raspberries, but surprisingly bananas are!

Misleading Names for Things

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