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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Z is for Zapata



(During the month of April we are participating in an A-Z challenge hosted by Arlee)

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A 'zapata' is a flowing, drooping moustache. I wonder if the word came from Emiliano Zapata (pictured below), a Mexican who led a revolt in the early 1900s.






What other words could be named after famous people?

2 comments:

Linda Ann Nickerson said...

And I thought this was going to be about shoes (los zapatos). ;-)

Congratulations on finishing the A-Z!

Deb Betz said...

Awesome word! Mustaches are so IN now!

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