Where did the term"private eye"come from?

Answer The term "private eye" was first used in a work of fiction, "Bay City Blues," which is a short story written by Raymond Chandler and published in Dime Detective Magazine in 1938. It stands for priv... Read More »

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Where did the term"BlackBerry"come from?

When Research in Motion was looking for a name for its new wireless email device, the company did not want to call it anything forgettable. So its branding company came up with BlackBerry when some... Read More »

Where did the term"pocketbook"come from?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), a pocketbook was used in the early 1600s in England to refer to a book small enough to fit in one's pocket, and was also known as a "bosom book." I... Read More »

Where does the term Who are you come from?

Since I am involved in music I'm going to give the synopsis of "Who Are You" as a song and an album versus the phrase itself which, consequently, has been around for much longer than the song and a... Read More »

Where does the term 3G come from?

the term 3G can mean third generation or the network/connection speed.