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10-07-2004, 08:28 PM #1
DO you know?
I came across following interesting facts and thought of sharing it with you all . If you know any just feel free to add it here:
Broccoli was first introduced into France during the royal marriage of Catherine de Medici to Henry II of France.
Tomatoes were once referred to as "love apples." This is because their was a superstition that people would fall in love by eating them.
Before the 17th century, carrots used to be the colour purple.
According to legend, tea originated in China when tea leaves accidentally blew into a pot of boiling water.
A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck.
By federal law, for a noodle to actually be a noodle it must have 5.5 percent egg solids in it, otherwise it cannot be called a noodle.