Friday, November 7, 2014

Fact of the Day: Aqua City

Detroit, Michigan get its name from a French name for the Detroit River. As le detroit du lac Erie means "the strait of Lake Erie" in French. 

13 comments:

  1. I had no idea. Adam, you are the Ken Jennings of the blogging world.

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  2. That's interesting. I find it fascinating how place got their names.

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  3. Interesting! Sure not pronounced the French way though, LOL!

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  4. Guess those Quebec people named it, huh? lol

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  5. I have never thought of Detroit as a French word. Interesting. Kisses:)

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  6. Nice fact. Have a great weekend Adam :)

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  7. Had no idea Detroit is a French word

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