Etymology
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Coke 

soft drink, 1909, a popular shortening of the brand name Coca-Cola, perhaps influenced by the earlier slang use of coke for cocaine (another popular early name for the soft drink was dope).

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Rohypnol (n.)
1995, trade name for a powerful insomnia drug.
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Parkinson's Law 
1955 (in the "Economist" of Nov. 19), named for its deviser, British historian and journalist Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993): "work expands to fill the time available for its completion."
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Adonai 
Old Testament word for "God," used as a substitute for the ineffable name, late 14c., from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew, literally "my lord," from adon (see Adonis) + suffix of the first person.
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Aline 
fem. proper name, French, short for Adeline.
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Dora 
fem. proper name, short for Dorothy, Dorothea.
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Tina 
fem. proper name, short for Cristina, etc.
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Tori 
fem. proper name, originally short for Victoria.
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Malvinas 
Argentine name for the Falkland Islands, from French Malouins, name for inhabitants of the French city of St. Malo, who attempted a colony there in 1764 under Louis-Antoine de Bougainville.
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Rastus 

also 'Rastus, masc. proper name, short for Erastus. As a stereotypical name of an American slave or derogatory for "black man," by 1881, perhaps from its use in the stories of Joel Chandler Harris.

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