|aGuppies in tuxedos :|bfunny eponyms /|cMarvin Terban ; illustrated by Giulio Maestro.
|aNew York :|bClarion Books,|cc1988.
|a64 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aBibliography: p. 61.
|aTraces the origins of more than 100 eponymous words--words derived from the names of people or places. For example "sandwich" is an eponymous word from the eponym, Earl of Sandwich, the man who invented sandwiches.