Joseph Guillotin, Henry Shrapnel and Jules Leotard became immortal -- by entering the English language. But NPR's Robert Krulwich and Adam Cole discover that when your entire life is reduced to a single definition, the results are sometimes upsetting.

Producers: Robert Krulwich and Adam Cole
Music and Animation: Adam Cole (youtube.com/cadamole)
Assistant Producer: Maggie Starbard
Production Assistant: Marina Dominguez
Supervising Producers: Jessica Goldstein, Maria Godoy

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