at 2006-07-23 16:18
#1: guy westbrook
at 2003-11-12 21:00
Sliced White Bread
Sandwiches have come a long way since their invention in 1762 at London's Beef Steak House, where John Montagu, fourth Earl of Sandwich, ordered meat and two slices
of bread to create his own version of fast food. Little did the Earl know that he had created the architectural blueprint of the quintessential on-the-go meal.
Have you ever heard the expression "The greatest invention since sliced bread"? It used to be that if you wanted a slice of bread - even from a bakery - you had to cut it
yourself. Iowa-born salesman and inventor O.F. Rohwedder built a mechanical slicer in 1927, but the sliced loaves were sloppy-looking and didn't sell. In November 1928,
St. Louis baker Gustav Papendick put the sliced loaves in cardboard trays to support them as they were wrapped. Now the bread was a grand success. In less than a
year, the bread industry was revolutionized.
#1.1 PakWai at 2003-11-24 13:59
But...... sorry, this is a key holder......