Objects that were nicknamed after people

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    Molotov cocktail.
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    ...and a bonus verb: Pulverize. I don't know who Pulver was, but he must've been some bad dude.



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    Billy Clubb?
    Tommy Gunn?

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    Snow was named after Phoebe Snow. But snowman was named after my golf score sheet
     
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    Jayne Mansfield, the Mansfield bars on the rear of semi truck trailers that keep a car from going underneath.
     
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    Almost forgot.
    Well known guitar named for Telly Savalis?
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    "Miss Shillings Orifice" or Tilly Orifice named after Beatrice "Tilly" Shilling. (Fuel restricting washer).
    Stopped the Merlin engine stumbling/flooding in a neg.g dive, allowing a Spitfire to follow an enemy without a half-roll manoeuvre. Probably saved lives more than once.......
     
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    Is that a Jefferies tube?
     
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    Disagree.
     
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    please elaborate :)
     
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    Hmmm, subbed for a Prince Albert?
    Or, no?
     
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    Alzheimer’s disease, from German psychiatrist and pathologist Alois Alzheimer, identified in 1906!

    Raynaud’s syndrome/ phenomenon identified by physician Auguste Raynaud in 1862.
     
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    Did anybody get rochambeau?
     
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    Was George Brummel the inspiration for the Beau Brummels? I think if I got a Prince Albert I'd do more than Cry (just) A Little......you know what I mean?
     
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