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Cool article, here are some other false etymologies I can think of. I don't have any reliable sources at the moment (although many of the articles themselves contain sourced references to the false etymologies which could simply be reused here) and I don't know if any of them are widespread enough to be mentioned so I'm simply adding them for your consideration: