How did the Los Angeles Clippers get their name?

San Diego team officials didn’t think Braves was a representative nickname for the club. A contest decided on Clippers because the city was known for the great sailing ships that passed through San Diego Bay. When the Clippers moved to Los Angeles in 1984, they kept their nickname.

Who was the first to use fire?

The cave has yielded a variety of early hominid bones, including Australopithecines, but the burned animal bones were found close by Homo erectus remains, so this strongly suggests that Homo erectus was the first to use fire.

How did the word Cajun originate?

The French colonized Canada beginning in 1604, with many settling in what is now Nova Scotia but was then called Acadie. The word Cajun comes from the word Acadian.

What was Muhammad Ali’s original name?

Muhammad Ali, original name Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. (born January 17, 1942, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.), American professional boxer and social activist. Ali was the first fighter to win the world heavyweight championship on three separate occasions; he successfully defended this title 19 times.

What is the most recycled material in the United States?

99% of all asphalt is recycled and used to fix and build roads over and over again. A variety of recycled materials are in that pavement – recycled roof shingles, ground rubber from tires, glass, foundry sand, slag and even pig manure, says the Nation Asphalt Pavement Association.

How much of the country eats McDonald’s

On any given day, approximately 7% of the U.S. population eats McDonald’s food.

What is GSE stand for?

GSE stands for Government Sponsored Enterprise and is generally used as a generic reference for organizations chartered by the government to facilitate the flow of money into mortgage products. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae are examples of GSEs.