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Sandwich’s Sandwich

Urban myth has it that the Earl of Sandwich (aka The Baron of Montagu aka the Viscount of Hinchingbrooke)  in 1762 in a stroke of culinary genius, invented the lunchtime snack of a slice of meat between two bits of bread. Fig 1. The Earl of Sandwich seen here clutching a Sandwich prototype (quite possibly a wrap). Sandwich’s insight, in the UK alone, has led to a gut busting £7 Bn industry.   Given Sandwich’s contemporary Adam Read more…