Words at Play : Top 10 Words from People's Names
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#1: Ritzy

After opening his first property in Paris in 1898, C├ęsar Ritz went on to become "king of hoteliers and hotelier to kings."

(Coco Chanel, one particularly discerning guest, lived and died in the Ritz Paris.)

But did the man himself have a ritzy childhood? Not quite: he grew up on a farm.

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