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The Titantic and The Mayonnaise

Postby Andy1234 » Fri May 07, 2004 6:26 am

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 early in May 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 day of mourning occurs each year in early May and is known of course as ... "Sinko de Mayo."
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Postby Madison » Fri May 07, 2004 11:05 am

Hahahaha! :-b
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Postby ensanimal » Fri May 07, 2004 12:10 pm

Good one ;-D :-b
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Postby KPucks » Fri May 07, 2004 7:17 pm

o man that is good ;-D
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Fri May 07, 2004 8:25 pm

ROFL.... ;-D
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Postby thetongueofire » Sat May 08, 2004 12:15 am

lol they never taught me that in Spanish class :-/

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