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Monday, June 12, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Mmmm... donuts. Why does something so bad for you have to be so delicious and addicting? I know they're just empty sugar and carbs, but I allow myself one donut with my morning coffee at work. So that comes to 5 donuts per week, more or less.

That's not too bad, is it?

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!"

HINT: (1854-1900), was an Irish author, playwright and poet.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The Dutch are credited with bringing donuts to the U.S. in the 1800s. They were first called "olykoeks", or oily cakes.

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While the traditional spelling of the tasty treat is 'doughnut', the Dunkin Donuts chain popularized the 'donut' version.

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Boston has the most donut shops per person -- one for every 2,480 people.

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Clark Gable is said to have made donuts fashionable while teaching Claudette Colbert how to "dunk" in Frank Capra's It Happened One Night.

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"Time to make the donuts!" Actor Michael Vale made the line famous playing Dunkin Donuts' beloved Fred the Baker for 15 years. He beat out hundreds of actors for the gig and became perhaps the most famous 'baker' for an entire generation.

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The top 10 doughnut brands in the U.S. alone produced $1,008 billion in sales revenue last year.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!"

ANSWER: Oscar Wilde.

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