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Friday, April 28, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to Jeff Wolf who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

Skinny I am fast,
fat I am slow,
but I'll still delight you from your eyes to your nose.

What am I?

ANSWER: A candle.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "It requires a certain kind of mind to see beauty in a hamburger bun."

HINT: (1902-1984), was an American businessman, was included in Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century, and amassed a fortune during his lifetime.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Did you know McDonald's began as a barbecue restaurant? In 1940 the restaurant opens as McDonald's BBQ. (McDonald brothers founded the first McDonald's restaurant in California.)

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In 1955, at age 52 Ray Kroc opens first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois. First day sales were $366.12, and the original menu featured hamburgers, cheeseburgers, malt shakes, French fries, coffee, milk and soft drinks.

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Jay Leno, one of a number of famous McDonald's alumni, worked at a restaurant in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1966 until 1968.

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In 1968, the Big Mac is launched by Jim Delligatti, a McDonald's owner and operator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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In 1974, Philadelphia-area franchisees donate a portion of sales from the newly introduced Shamrock Shake to help build the first Ronald McDonald House.

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In 1983, chicken McNuggets debut on the menu. The iconic battered bites were almost onion nuggets, but taste testers preferred chicken!




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "It requires a certain kind of mind to see beauty in a hamburger bun."

ANSWER: Ray Kroc.

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