I Hope I’m Objectified

Ah

Ah, the eponym. A word that honors its inventor, a linguistic monument to one’s great contributions. However, some eponyms live on like rumors that won’t die. In a tribute to eponyms, both grand and picayune, the folks at RadioLab set a list of these legacies to lyrics. The song and animation rival School House Rock, take a look:

Benjamin Samuel is the Online Editor of Electric Literature. One day, he hopes to have a sandwich named after him.

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