MacGyver, Paparazzi, and Other Words Originating from Pop Culture

MacGyver, Paparazzi, and Other Words Originating from Pop Culture

The most remarkable thing about Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) in Ridley Scott’s blockbuster movie, “The Martian,” is his ingenuity in troubleshooting while stranded on Mars. You could say that he MacGyvered his way out of Mars with the help of duct tape, rocks, tarp, and whatever material was at hand. MacGyver is a good example of a word originating from popular culture that’s now entrenched in our vocabulary.

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