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10/18/17 Grif.Net – Odds & Ends (Food)

10/18/17 Grif.Net – Odds & Ends (Food)

[In our weekly Odds & Ends department, we focus on =
food]

 

Montpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. state capital =
without a McDonalds.

 

The Pilgrims =
ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.

 

German’s Chocolate Cake was created in America =
by baker Sam German.  The “apostrophe s” slowly dropped =
from common use.

 

Iceland =
consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other =
nation.

 

Almonds are members of the peach =
family.

 

Cranberry is the only Jell-O flavor that actually =
contains real fruit flavoring.

 

The =
Coca-Cola bottle was designed so that it would be recognizable even in =
the dark.

 

Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories =
to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin =
with.

 

Sausage is older than the Bible, with recipes dating =
back to 2000 BC in ancient Sumer.

 

The average =
American drinks about 600 sodas (pop) a year.

 

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Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"