Historical facts

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    Most people don't know that back in 1912, Hellmann's mayonnaise was manufactured in England.

    In fact, the Titanic was carrying 120,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery in Vera Cruz,
     
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    It's only natural for the Titanic to have mayonnaise on it. What goes better on a submarine sandwich than mayonnaise?
     
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    This is actually the beginning of a bad joke my mother-in-law e-mailed my partner last week. C'mon, tell the rest...
     
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    Don't blame me, I'm only the messenger. :rolleyes:

    "Most people don't know that back in 1912, Hellmann's mayonnaise was manufactured in England.

    In fact, the Titanic was carrying 12,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery in Vera Cruz, Mexico, which was to be the next port of call for the great ship after its stop in New York.This would have been the largest single shipment of mayonnaise ever delivered to Mexico.

    But as we know, the great ship did not make it to New York. The ship hit an iceberg and sank, and the cargo was forever lost. The people of Mexico, who were crazy about mayonnaise, and were eagerly awaiting its delivery, were disconsolate at the loss. Their anguish was so great, that they declared a National Day of Mourning, which they still observe to this day.

    The National Day of Mourning occurs each year on May 5th and is known, of course, as Sinko de Mayo."
     
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    You were a little quick to cough up the rest...
     
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    Do you never have one of those days where you just can't be bothered to hold back? :rolleyes:
     
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    But this isn't about me, is it? :rolleyes:
     
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    Were you not taught that you should never answer a question with a question? :rolleyes:
     
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    White or wheat?
     
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    Wheat, obviously. :cool:

    Lasagne or ravioli? :rolleyes:
     
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    Why obviously?
    Lasagne.
     
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    Why not obviously? :rolleyes: Maybe I'm just in a tricky mood today. :cool:
    I make my own bread, and white is just too dull to be doing day-in-day-out is the more comprehensive answer.
     
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    Staff of life, in any case.
     
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    I thought mine was funnier. :cool:
     
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    So did everyone. Put it away.
     
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    Actually, tallguy, that really was funny.
     
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    Well, I hope you're happy Señor, cuz now he's just gonna whip out the words of self-pity, instead. Oh, poor Eeeyore. :sad:
     
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    I repeat: Señor.

    You know, you're the only guy on the board who can really spell ... except for Heinz.

    And that's all Heinz can do.

    Worse, that's all he wants to do.
     
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    If you're talking about ~s and all that other fancy shit, some of us are just too lazy to bother.
     
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    [[so am I, Matt]]
     
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