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Dr Daniel Solander, Sir Joseph Banks, Captain James Cook, Dr John Hawkesworth and Lord Sandwich (circa 1771), by John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-79)

In 1778, in honour of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, Captain James Cook named… 903 more words



Remember when you were a kid, and Christmas was the greatest, most exciting, happy event you could imagine? My favorite movie, A Christmas Story, summed it up perfectly: 1,096 more words

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You Can Fool Some of the People Some of the Time (Redux)

The current media storm about ‘alternative facts’ put me in mind of a post I first published on 1 November 2011, when this blog was read by two men, a dog, and a vole called Kevin. 1,314 more words

Naval History

"What's old is new again"*...

Toward the end of the 1800s, an insane asylum physician in Zurich discovered a surprising tendency among his patients. One, an Austrian maid, had spent years wandering the countryside, claiming to be royalty.

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Disney Springs Mania? It's an Earl of Sandwich Obsession!

My friends, I think I’ve become obsessed with Earl of Sandwich.  It’s amazing, to me at least, since I’ve never considered myself a fan of hot sub sandwiches. 278 more words


November 3rd National Sandwich Day

Could America exist without the sandwich!?! I don’t think so. It is probably the most popular food in all of America, maybe even the world. We now have breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, and dinner sandwiches. 316 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre