Tag Archive: Iceland

Random Facts: Bananas

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The word “banana” came to us from Spanish or Portuguese and was first seen in English in 1597. The scientific name for a banana is “musa sapientum” which means “fruit of the wise… Continue reading

Christmas Fact 8

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Random Fact: Week 29

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Second names of Icelanders are names of their parents plus the word ‘son’ for men and ‘daughter’ for women. The second name of a man whose father’s name is Jón would be Jónsson… Continue reading

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