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Interesting Info about a Holiday we Love

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by firefighter184, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. firefighter184

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    Most people don't know that back in 1912 Hellman'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 New York City. Mexicans were crazy about the stuff.

    The Mexican people were eagerly awaiting delivery and were disconsolate ("desperados") at the loss. So much so that they declared a national day of mourning which they still observe today.

    It is known, of course, as ...
























    Sinko de Mayo.


    yeah I know, pretty bad.
    :D
     
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    Horrible. Absolutely Horrible.

    I laughed, though! :D
     
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    yeah that was bad :p:
     
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    John, we all KNOW you couldn't come up with that on your own. Lucky for you it was previously posted on another Colorado 4x4 site :D
     
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    Thank you. That brightened my day up a bit. :)
     
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    boooooo.... :grin:
     
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    :D :D Good one, my friend. I laughted heartily :)
     
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