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A Brief History On July 31, 1970, the British Royal Navy experienced one of the darkest days in their long and glorious history, Black Tot Day.  This episode was the last day the Royal Navy would follow the long tradition of supplying a daily drink of rum to their sailors.  We first brought up this terrible turn of events in our article “10 Traditional Parts of Life That No Longer Exist (Or Barely!)”  We have also touched on other articles that marveled at the things we did not have when this author was a lad, some of which may surprise…

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A Brief History On July 29, 2020, Americans celebrate another of our greatest holidays, National Chicken Wing Day! In our household, this is a major event, so important that we actually celebrate it about once a week!  Unlike poseurs that only load up on delicious deep fried, sauce infused (or dry rubbed) wonderfulness during major sporting events, real chicken wing aficionados partake in their chosen repast of joy whenever the urge strikes!  Still, we agree that a special day must be set aside each year so that the uninitiated may be reminded of what they are missing. Digging Deeper Although…

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A Brief History Sending cakes to near and dear ones has now become a trend. And many people are opting this gesture every day around the world. You may also be doing this in this hi-tech world, and it is great. Cakes never fail to win hearts with their taste and eye-catchy appearance. And cakes can be presented to our dear ones on every special occasion or to express the love of relations. There was a time when we used to carry cakes from the bakery shop to the home of that person we wanted to surprise. And that is…

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A Brief History On March 26, 2020, not only Popeye the Sailor Man but all Americans should be celebrating National Spinach Day.  Loaded with water soluble vitamins, iron, calcium antioxidants, and other nutrients, eat it raw to gain the maximum benefit from its nutrition.  In honor of this special day and this special dark green leafy vegetable, we offer several ways for you to enjoy spinach and to celebrate this holiday.  Feel free to share other spinach ideas with the rest of us! Digging Deeper Watch Popeye cartoons and/or the movie. Popeye and his buddy Wimpy, his girlfriend Olive Oyl,…

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A Brief History Did you know that the oldest popped kernel, or popcorn, was found in a cave in New Mexico called the ‘Bat Cave’ and was carbon dated to be around 5600 years old? There is no doubt that snacks have always brought people closer together. Whether it is your significant other, your kids, your family, your friends, or even your coworkers, bonding with people seem to be a lot better if there are good snacks involved.  We have come up with a decent list of snack ideas that will make your bonding night one to remember! Digging Deeper…

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