Popular

The name Aspirin was invented from "A" in acetyl chloride. The "spir" comes from spiraea ulmaria which is the plant that they got the salicylic acid from, and the "in" was used because back then it was popular to end the name of medicines with "in."

rate this fact


report this fact


by TimeWasters, LLC:
7,828 interesting facts by Facts&Co
304,194 funny jokes by Jokes&Co
180,527 famous quotes by Quotes&Co

Traffic analysis by Web-Stat