When British explorers were traveling through China during the 1600’s, the came across something known as ‘Ke-Chiap’. It was made with a blend of spices and pickled fish. The Britishers adapted this recipe after they got back home and called it Ketchup.
When explorer Amerigo Vespucci first discovered Venezuela, he noticed how the natives had elevated house over water, similar to the ones he had seen in Venice. He therefore called the new land ‘Little Venice’, or Venezuela.