Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images
Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images

The swimsuit named for an atomic test site, and other familiar things named after less familiar places

  • The following words are probably in your vocabulary, but you might not realise they’re named after places
  • From badminton to denim and the Manila envelope, the geographical origins of everyday items

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Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images
Scuba diving at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. Photo: Getty Images
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