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Big Mac inventor dies at 98

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He lived longer than most healthy people

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That slice of bread in the middle is a complete waste.

it is for cosmetic reasons really. He sold the first Big Macs without the centre bread, but it looked too messy, so the bread was added on day 2. An icon was born

PS-I never really liked them anyway..that sauce is not good. Give me a 1/4 pounder any day.

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Did he die in prison for helping to create an overweight, diseased western world that is spreading all over the world? Have to google him.

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You find it odd that the sauce never hit the shelves? That's most of the flavor in those things.

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and his name was not ronald Mcdonald dash

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Since he lived to 98 clearly he did not eat many of his invention.

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"a double hamburger with two beef patties, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions, which is covered in a special sauce."

On a sesame seed bun.

"one of the most inedible inventions in American cuisine"

That must be why like 900 million of them are sold worldwide each year, lol.

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The rival burger restaurant in suburban Pittsburgh that gave him the idea was Big Boy. There are Big Boy restaurants here in Tohoku, but none of them have the famous Big Boy hamburger. Go figure?

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Pretty sure he borrowed the idea from Big Boy restaurants. They were serving a double decker burger with thousand island dressing well before Mac came around. Very similar sandwiches.

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and not because it's ma・ku・do・na・ru・do in Japanese?

I was taught it should be ma-gu-so-na-ru-do

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That slice of bread in the middle is a complete waste.

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That's the reason my students call that restaurant chain "Maku"

and not because it's ma・ku・do・na・ru・do in Japanese?

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That's the reason my students call that restaurant chain "Maku", because of the Big Mac. When I call it "McDonald's" they usually don't know what I'm talking about

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one of the most indelible inventions in American cuisine

Darn typos:

one of the most inedible inventions in American cuisine

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