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Old 09-10-2016, 07:45 AM   #1
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BBC article on the history of canned food

I find this kind of thing interesting.


And it caused me to find this interesting site.



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Old 09-10-2016, 08:41 AM   #2
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I love this stuff, too - thanks for posting

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Old 09-10-2016, 11:18 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Zagut View Post
I find this kind of thing interesting.

The story of how the tin can nearly wasn't - BBC News

And it caused me to find this interesting site.

That was a long and very interesting read, Zagut. Thanks for posting it. We've sure come a long way in a relatively short period of time.

I saved it to send to my daughter - she'll be interested in it, too. I haven't read the second link you posted yet, but will tomorrow.
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