I’ve been thinking about eponyms….the word was coined from two Greek words, epi, “on” and onama, “a name.” It has come to mean the person for whom something was named:
Here’s the Ritz Hotel named after a Swiss entrepreneur and hotelier that became a gathering place for the elite and the children of the rich. From his name, we get the word ritzy defined as ostentatiously or vulgarly smart, luxurious, fashionable and chic.
I’m in the mood to make some up myself:
Marianneal– Feeling of anxiety that manifests itself with strange tremors and a need for chocolateGaga –woman inching out of middle age who tries to understand little boys I invite you to supply me with some eponyms of your own!