The Ebola Virus – This deadly disease was named in 1976 for the Ebola River in Zaire, which was near where the outbreak occured.
Hamburgers – Minced beef originated in Europe in the 1400’s. When immigrants from Germany came to America, they brought the popular “Hamburg Steak”, cheap patties mixed with spices made famous by that seaside town.
Jalapenõs – While known in it’s native Mexico as Huachinangó or Chile Gordo, to the rest of the world Jalapenõs get their name from the town of Xalapa or Jalapa.
Lyme Disease – While this disease has been present for thousands of years, it wasn’t until a large outbreak of cases in the town’s of Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut, during the 1970’s that the full syndrome was recognized.
Mosquitos prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.
It takes over 500 peanuts to make one 12 ounce jar of peanut butter.
Cookie Dough recipe:
- Cake Mix
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 oil
- Mix together