Jumbo: The Jumbo-Sized History Behind the Word
Not many people realize that when we use the word “Jumbo” in the English language to denote something gigantic, we owe the origin of the word to a Barnum & Bailey circus elephant! In this episode, we explore the story behind Jumbo the Elephant and how it launched the use of a word to describe something that’s larger-than-life. Then we quick my good friend Jonathan Burns!
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