The term "Indian Giver" was first used in print in 1765 in The history of the Province of Massachusetts Bay author Thomas Hutchinson wrote, “An Indian gift is a proverbial expression signifying a present for which an equivalent return is expected.” In 1860, John Russell Bartlett included it in his Dictionary of Americanisms “as one who gives a present and then takes it back.” #ifeltjoocyandim3daysout #stillhasnoupperbodyboiz
Openers went well yesterday Not lifting today and ate way too much pizza and chocolate RIP to making weight
In ancient China castration was both a traditional punishment and a means of gaining employment in the Imperial service. At the end of the Ming Dynasty there were 70,000 eunuchs in the Imperial palace. #rpedickprint #wewozenuch
America’s first serial killer is considered to be Dr. H.H. Holmes, who confessed to 27 murders in the late 1890s. He claimed that he could not help the fact that he was “a murderer, no more than the poet can help the inspiration to sing." #lessthan2weeksout #murderme
To make pastrami, you start by making corned beef. Corned beef is a beef brisket soaked in brine (with some sugar and spices). Corned beef got its name when a granular salt the size of a kernel of wheat was used to process it. By smoking corned beef, you turn it into pastrami.
The French were introduced to marshmallow in the early to mid-1800s. Owners of small candy stores whipped sap from the mallow root into a fluffy candy mold. This time-consuming process was typically done by hand. Candy stores had a hard time keeping up with the demand