Albert C. Baugh claims that there are at least five hundred common English nouns derived from proper names. This quiz deals with a special set of such nouns: those relating to materials, fabrics and items of clothing or dress. How many can you identify? Answers can be found in Answers and Solutions at the end of the issue.
Ashley, Leonard R. N.
Word Ways: Vol. 11
, Article 16.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol11/iss1/16