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The greatest invention of all time

 


Many years ago I remember reading a story where the writer had asked several people, from various walks of life, what they thought was the greatest invention of all time. Answers were electricity, telephones, internal combustion engines and Dairy Queen.

I’m sure that last response came from a Texan. I remember from our years rodeoing in the Great Lone Star State, Dairy Queen signs were called “Texas Stop Signs.” Not wanting to offend our Texan friends, we always complied. Great hamburgers, by the way.

In response to that survey which did not include questioning anyone wearing sp...



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