The word perspire (sweating) comes ultimately from two Latin words meaning “through” and “breath.”
Most cars had a carburetor until about the 1980s. They were replaced by Fuel Injection systems.
Oscar Wilde’s mother, Jane Wilde was also a poet. But she publsihed under the pen name Speranza.
While Emperor penguins are native to Antarctica, a few will drift away and end up in New Zealand.
The author of Twilight, Stephanie Meyer is Mormon. She doesn’t smoke or drink due to her faith. Both habits don’t show up in her work.