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 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 National Day of Mourning occurs each year on May 5th... and! is known...of course... as...
Sinko de Mayo.
This concludes Friday's Question of the day
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Negative Points Crew
All negative points have been wiped clean for the new year. Look for more opportunities to earn points in the upcoming weeks.
I have decided to forgive Sam as we head into this new year. No need for an apology or a thank you. Sam is back in the QoD's good graces.
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