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Coca-Cola Bottle Shapes Over the Years

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Coca-Cola’s Different Bottle Shapes Coca-Cola was first bottled by the Biedenharn Candy Company in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1894. The proprietor, Joseph A. Biedenharn, was a customer of The Coca-Cola Company, buying Coca-Cola syrup and serving the soft drink to customers at his soda fountain. He came up with the idea of making Coke available to

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Route 66 – America’s Highway

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From Chicago to Los Angeles… Also known as “The Mother Road” and the “Will Rogers highway”, Route 66 was a national roadway that extended from the eastern region of the United States to the west coast. Its purpose was to connect both rural and urban streets to a major roadway system. The idea for a

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Fisher-Price Vintage Pull Toys Make A Comeback

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Reproduction Fisher-Price Pull Toys for Today’s Kids In 1931, Fisher-Price released its first product line at the International Toy Fair in New York City. The sixteen toys, all made of wood, were quite successful, despite tough financial times for most Americans. Fisher-Price’s goal was make durable action toys that children would want to play with,

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Great Three Stooges Lines

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Every hardcore Stooges fan has gotten into a conversation with someone who claims to be a bigger Stooges fan. Sure they can recite “nyuk, nyuk, nyuk” and “why soitenly”, but when you throw a line at them like “did he say jail? No Yale, I got a brother there, has two heads, they have him

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