Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Do You Know How the Guinness Book Got Its Name?

The name of the Guinness Book originates from the beer of the same name. In 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver, then the managing director of the Guinness Breweries, had an animated discussion with fellow hunters about the fastest game bird in Europe.

Upon realizing that no  book existed  to answer trivia questions, he had the ingenious idea to create a reference book of this nature.

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