I’ll Have What He’s Having! Second Helping: On Extreme Sandwiches and a Sandwich-Related Theorem

The 4th Earl of Sandwich is probably turning over in his grave. His one-time dish of the nobility has now been fully Americanized and made extreme. Perhaps the Earl is partially to blame for this. As First Lord of the Admiralty during the American Revolution, he is criticized for keeping much of the British Navy … Continue reading I’ll Have What He’s Having! Second Helping: On Extreme Sandwiches and a Sandwich-Related Theorem

I’ll Have What He’s Having! First Helping: A Brief History of the Sandwich

During the 18th century a certain Englishman liked to gamble. This bloke was John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. This guy had the jones so bad that he was rumored to have gambled for 24 hours straight on occasion. During one marathon session in 1762, the Earl must have been flopping the nuts because … Continue reading I’ll Have What He’s Having! First Helping: A Brief History of the Sandwich

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