Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #165: Real or Fictional: Food and Fashion

August 4th, 2009

Episode 178 of 573 episodes

Brand names are as important as ever, and marketers go to great lengths when they choose a person to name their product after. Are these popular food and fashion products named after real people, or fictitious people?