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  • The man who invented the doner kebab has died ["donairs .... mmmmmm .... ]

    01/20/2009 5:55:38 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 29 replies · 1,288+ views
    Telegraph [London] ^ | Tuesday, January 20, 2009 | Staff
    Mahmut Aygun, was suffering from cancer and died in Berlin at the age of 87. Known as the "kebab king" he was born in Turkey and moved to Germany at the age of 16 to open a snack stall. He invented the doner kebab nearly 40 years ago. Kebab meat, consisiting of roast lamb and spices, had traditionally been served with rice but in a moment of inspiration Mr Aygun saw that the future lay in putting the meat inside a pitta bread. That allowed customers who had been drinking to wander off into the night with their food and...
  • Lightning wipes out 70 goats, goatherd survives

    06/18/2006 9:52:14 AM PDT · by sully777 · 83 replies · 1,119+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri Jun 16, 2006 10:23am ET
    SOFIA (Reuters) - Lightning killed an entire herd of 70 goats in central Bulgaria Thursday, but their goatherd escaped unharmed, civil defense officials said. The herd was sheltering under a large tree during a summer storm when the bolt struck, killing all of them. "At least the goatherd managed to survive. He was under a different tree," civil defense officer Anastas Iribadzhakov told Reuters.
  • Wendy's says bye to Biggie

    06/11/2006 12:55:28 PM PDT · by billorites · 152 replies · 2,678+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | June 9, 2006 | Jessica Wohl
    Wendy's International Inc. (NYSE:WEN - news), the No. 3 U.S. hamburger chain, on Friday said it would remove the term "Biggie" from its french fries and drinks, switching to the well known terms small, medium and large.However, the new designations may confuse some diners who are used to such sizing at other restaurants.At rival McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD - news), the largest burger chain, a 32 ounce soft drink is designated a large. At Wendy's, a 32 ounce drink will now be called medium, instead of Biggie.Wendy's is also adding a 42-ounce soft drink -- the equivalent of 3-1/2 cans of...