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Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Sep 11, 2020

Why are they called chips in England and fries in the US? If they weren't invented in France, where did they come from? What is it about french fries in particular that make them nearly impossible to taste good once reheated in the microwave, unlike a pizza? Is it true that  Thomas Jefferson brought French Fries to the United States?


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