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National Sandwich Day

03 Nov

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here – 

Keeping my paws on the nuts of the world!

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Friends – this is an awesome day – National Sandwich Day!  Sandwiches are so varied in how you can make them – what bread, what meats, hot or cold, grilled, pressed, open or closed, condiments, toppings – sigh – let me slow down.  The options are out there my friends.  Do you know how the day got started?

English history says that John Montagu was the 4th Earl of Sandwich.  He was a heavy gambler and would spend hours at the tables in London’s gambling halls.  In 1762, he created the sandwich by putting meat between two pieces of bread.  This allowed him to stay at the tables longer to gamble.  Thus, the sandwich was made.

And do you know what Elvis Presley liked on his sandwiches?  Peanut butter, banana and bacon (sorry Bacon) and then it was grilled.  It does sound interesting in a round about way.

And do you have a Subway restaurant in your area?  Today if you buy a sub and a 30 ounce drink, you get a free sub to share.  Now that sounds like an awesome way to spend today.

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11 responses to “National Sandwich Day

  1. easyweimaraner

    11/03/2017 at 12:34 pm

    we sadly have no sub… the next one is 50 miles away… so we have to make our own…life is not always purr-fect ;ol)

     
    • Piglove

      11/03/2017 at 12:53 pm

      awww snorts! Wish it could be that easy for you my friends. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. The Canadian Cats

    11/03/2017 at 1:25 pm

    Subway is a great place to get a bargoon. We used to frequent the Subway in Vancouver. We have one here but never go.

    Jean

     
    • Piglove

      11/06/2017 at 8:26 pm

      We love our Subway here. Especially when they have special deals. You know my mom. She can’t beat a good deal. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Sarah Ferguson and Choppy

    11/03/2017 at 1:41 pm

    I’ve been hearing about the day on the radio today – such a great deal at Subway!

     
    • Piglove

      11/06/2017 at 8:27 pm

      It really was. My mom/dad enjoyed it! XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. CarolMaeWY

    11/03/2017 at 1:48 pm

    We love sandwiches and subway but a 30 ounce drink? I’d float away! 🍂🍁

     
    • Piglove

      11/06/2017 at 8:28 pm

      Mom/dad usually share a drink. If not those two would be up all night. Snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Lone Star Cats

    11/03/2017 at 3:06 pm

    Yum yum!

     
  6. imagesbytdashfield

    11/04/2017 at 8:35 pm

    Sammiches is good 🙂

     
    • Piglove

      11/06/2017 at 8:42 pm

      Especially if they’re chicken. XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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