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[*] posted on 3-11-2018 at 02:44 PM
History lesson


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 on May 5th 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 National Day of Mourning occurs each year on May 5th and is known, of course, as Sinko De Mayo.

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[*] posted on 3-11-2018 at 04:47 PM


LOL, now we know!
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[*] posted on 3-11-2018 at 05:11 PM


This joke is usually repeated every year but closer to May 5th. In fact it is so old a joke it should be renamed Stinko de Mayo............LOL



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[*] posted on 3-11-2018 at 05:36 PM


Ross! That was bad? I wonder if you didn't pass me a couple of days ago in New Mexico?



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[*] posted on 3-11-2018 at 10:09 PM


Quote: Originally posted by chuckie  
Ross! That was bad? I wonder if you didn't pass me a couple of days ago in New Mexico? [/rquote

Wasn't us, still in Mulege, probably head north late April.. Looked at Wolf Creek webcams this morning and still some snow over that pass...
Chili cook off Sunday and St. Pats, sat so gotta get all the parties in and not be on the road around Easter...
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[*] posted on 3-12-2018 at 01:39 AM


Hahahaha I didn't see that one coming. Muy bien!



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