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What's the origin of the word sandwich?


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The word sandwich came from the 4th Earl of Sandwich, an English nobleman said to have eaten food in this form.

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It was named after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, an eighteenth-century English aristocrat. It is said that he ordered his valet to bring him meat tucked between two pieces of bread, and others began to order "the same as Sandwich!"

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