Who coined the phrase"carbon footprint"?

Answer William Rees, professor of regional planning at the University of British Columbia, first used the term "ecological footprint" in a paper he wrote in 1992. By 2000, the term "carbon footprint" was ... Read More »

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Who coined"QWERTY"?

QWERTY---which refers to the first six letters on the top row of a computer keyboard layout---is a system that began with typewriters. In 1875, Christopher Sholes arranged the letters in the order ... Read More »

Who coined the term"caddy"?

The most popular theory is that it originated with Mary, Queen of Scots. In France, "le cadet" means "the boy," and cadets carried clubs for French royalty. It is believed Mary brought this traditi... Read More »

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Who coined the term aromatherapy?

Rene Maurice Gattefosse coined the word "aromatherapie" (or aromatherapy) in 1928. The term refers to the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes. Aromatherapy is used to treat both emotiona... Read More »