Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday ThingsBook - 1989
For lovers of facts, students of popular culture, history buffs, and science enthusiasts, the fascinating stories behind 500 everyday items, expressions, and customs--from Kleenex to steak sauce, Barbie Dolls to honeymoons.
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, 
Characteristics: xi, 463 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Extraordinary origins of everyday things