Tag: Edward Gibbon

Ham Sandwich time travel

Tuesday, 27 November, 2012 0 Comments

The first written usage in English of “sandwich” appeared in the diary of Edward Gibbon referring to “bits of cold meat” as a “Sandwich”. It was named after John Montagu, an 18th-century English aristocrat of whom it is said that he ordered his valet to bring him meat tucked between two pieces of bread, and […]

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