August 6 is National Root Beer Float Day

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Who knew that sassafras root could be so delicious?

Here are today’s five thing to know about root beer:

  1. Root beer is made out of 16 Roots, and herbs.
  2. Colonist were actually the first people to make root beer.
  3. The A and W in A&W stands for Alan and Wright.
  4. In the 1930s Root beer was supposedly made by Charles Hires.
  5. The most original ingredient was Sassafras.It comes in an alcoholic drink also.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1889 The Savoy Hotel opened in London, with Cesar Ritz and Escoffier.
  • 1911 Lucille Ball was born. Two of the funniest food related comedy routines ever done were the chocolate factory and the grape stomping episodes from her TV show.
  • 1928 Andy Warhol was born. American painter of the pop art movement. In the 1960s he made paintings of Campbell’s Soup cans, Coca-Cola cans and other American products.
  • 1954 David Grandison Fairchild died…

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