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Monday, May 12, 2014

"The Mayonnaise Odyssey...." 'Robert Bitos Gandia' (Source)

 Guest-blogger,Robert Bitos Gandia sitting on left...
Robert is an avid cook (ono gandule rice) and always laughing!!
He works at Syngenta as a Research Associate.
Robert lives in Kekaha on Kauai's west-side and loves football!!

The Mayonnaise Odyssey

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 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. 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.

The National Day of Mourning occurs each year on May 5th and is known, of course, as;
"Sinko De Mayo."
WHAT??? You expected something educational from me?

You need a shot of Tequila .

A man puts a notice in front of his residence:

Computer and Encyclopedia both in good condition. 

Reason for selling: No longer needed. Got married. 
Wife knows EVERYTHING ...
with backup disk called Mother In Law

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1 comment:

KimoRosen said...

Q. What did the mayonaise say when someone opened the refrigerator door. A. Close the door I am dressing!