A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
1959, trademark name (reg. U.S.). Supposedly named after the daughter of its creator, U.S. businesswoman Ruth Handler (1916-2002); see Barbara.
A barbecue: Put a shrimp on the barby for me/ which is sure to have Aussies everywhere ducking under their barbies (1980s+ Australian)