What does the
K in K-Mart
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
Sebastian S. Kresge founded the SS Kresge
Co., which became K-Mart.
[Mootguy: As they glow larger and more global, a company's
name will often shed that which locally identifies it. For example, the Royal
Bank of Canada is now called RBC, which removes all evidence of its roots and
make it sufficiently amorphous to be a global competitor.]
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