According to the OED the word 'detective' just didn’t occur to us in the sixteenth, seventeenth, or eighteenth centuries, from which we infer that we had no pressing need for it.
Among the slips of paper Arthur Maling used for his work on the letter W are the wrappers for at least five different varieties of chocolate.
An Arnold Palmer is a refreshing, summery drink made by mixing equal parts iced tea and lemonade and named for the American professional golfer Arnold Palmer.
Do our lexicographers ever feel tempted to make up words in order to win a game of Scrabble?
OED appeals: shiok and sabo
Spine of the Oxford English Dictionary and the New English Dictionary