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<b>#4. “Fornication” Comes from Dick-Shaped Bread Made by Prostitutes</b><p>We imagine that only a small subsection of our readership would associate fornication with baking, but it turns out that that’s exactly where the word comes from: bread. More specifically, bread shaped like dicks.<p>In Roman times, Fornax was the goddess of baking and ovens…Fornax’s name came directly from “<i>fornacis</i>,” the Latin word for furnace, which in turn came from “<i>fornix</i>,” the word for arch (because a stone oven is sort of …