The Sometimes Salty History of the Cheez-It (Cool Weird Awesome 777)

Today in 1921, Green and Green cracker company of Dayton, Ohio trademarked the name of a new product that is still doing quite well: it’s the birthday of the Cheez-It.

By |2022-05-23T09:45:38-04:00May 23, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The Slightly Wordy History of Crossword Puzzles (Cool Weird Awesome 440)

It was today in 1913 that the first modern crossword puzzle was published in the New York World newspaper, eventually leading to a craze that cruciverbalists all over the world have been enjoying ever since. Plus: an invention that didn’t last as long as the crossword - though it was designed to.

By |2021-09-28T06:53:09-04:00December 21, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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