U.S. prisoners are feed a flavorless brick named "disciplinary loaf" for misbehaving. businessinsider.com/what-…
The hyperinflation of German currency got so bad that in 1919 a loaf of bread cost β„³4.00 marks but by 1923, a loaf of bread cost β„³650,000,000. Restrooms had to post signage asking patrons to use toilet paper instead of currency as the currency was clogging the toilets and plumbing. learnsomethinginteresting…
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Colorado to eat a deep fried sandwich which consisted of a whole loaf of Italian bread, a whole jar of jelly, a whole jar of peanut butter and a pound of bacon. https://www.westword.com/music/did-you-know-elvis-presley-once-flew-all-the-way-to-denver-in-p westword.com/music/did-yo…
Some people call an end of a loaf of bread a heel. southernliving.com/bread/…
A loaf of bread in Berlin that cost around 160 Marks at the end of 1922 cost 200,000,000,000 Marks by late 1923. By November 1923, the US dollar was worth 4,210,500,000,000 German marks en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
In Germany, November 1923, the cost of a loaf of bread rose to over a billion marks due to hyperinflation businessinsider.com/hyper…
Uwe Boll hired real Romanian prostitutes to film a scene with actor Meat Loaf in the film Bloodrayne, because he found it cheaper than hiring real extras. vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
The U.S. government banned sliced bread in 1943 as a wartime conservation measure. Officials said "the ready-sliced loaf must have a heavier wrapping than an unsliced one if it is not to dry out." Consumers, businesses and local officials objected, and the ban was lifted two months later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
Inbreading was a common practice in medieval England to avoid severe punishment for short measuring customers. Otherwise known as a vantage loaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van…
Today I learned of Aleksa Zdravkovic, a Serbian soldier who carried the same loaf of bread baked by his mother for 8 years through the Balkan Wars and WWI as a good luck charm until he returned home to Pirot. It remains preserved in a museum to this day. sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/s…
The actress that portrayed the Public Defender Billie Young on the sitcom Night Court was also the singer who frequently sang duets with Meat Loaf on the Bat Out of Hell album. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
A machine for slicing bread wasn't perfected until 1928. Before that, bread typically was sold in unsliced loafs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
Elvis Presley once flew from Graceland to Denver and back in one night just for a sandwich. 'The Fool's Gold Loaf' is a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with peanut butter, jelly, and a pound of bacon. It has an estimated 8,000 calories en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
The casting of Meat Loaf as Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show was not a stunt, as it was pre Bat Out of Hell en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Today I learned of a "fools gold loaf" a sandwich made by the Colorado Mine Company restaurant in Denver, which consists of a single warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with the contents of one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of grape jelly and a pound of bacon. Elvis Presley reportedly loved them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Meat Loaf "I'do anything for love" music video was directed by Michael Bay, and the hot woman in the video is Dana Patrick who lip-synced to the voice by Lorraine Crosby! youtube.com/watch?v=9X_Vi…
A Food historian and archaeologist recreated recipes from hieroglyphs and descriptions in ancient Egyptian tombs and manuscripts, and adapted them for the contemporary table. It includes dishes such as Crocodile Date Loaf and Pickled Palm-Tree Pith bol.com/nl/f/the-pharaoh-…
Michael Bay directed the music video for I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
Elvis Presley flew to Denver and back one night just to pick up a Fool's Gold Loaf: an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out loaf filled with an entire jar of peanut butter, one jar of jelly, and a pound of bacon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
The U.S. government banned the sale of sliced bread in January 1943 as a wartime conservation measure. Officials argued that "the ready-sliced loaf must have a heavier wrapping than an unsliced one if it is not to dry out." The unpopular ban was rescinded that March. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
One night, Elvis flew from Graceland to Denver and back just to buy a Fool's Gold Loaf - an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out load of bread, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jam and a pound of bacon. messynessychic.com/2015/0…
The songwriter behind Meat Loaf's 'Bat Out of Hell' also wrote Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of My Heart' and Celine Dion's 'It’s All Coming Back to Me Now' hazlitt.net/longreads/man…
A loaf of bread made in Pompeii in first century AD was discovered. Impressed on it was a Roman bread stamp, which bakeries were required to do to prevent fraud. ridiculouslyinteresting.c…
Inflation was so bad in Germany after WWI, the price of a loaf of bread went from 250 marks to 200 trillion marks in just 11 months mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
"Bat Out of Hell" was intended by producer Todd Rundgen to spoof Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run"... and Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman weren't in on the joke. billboard.com/articles/co…
One night Elvis Presley took his private jet from Graceland with his friends and they bought themselves 22 'Fool's Gold Loaf' sandwiches en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
The famously ambiguous "that" in Meat Loaf's song "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" is actually specific: Meat Loaf won't "forget the way you feel right now" or "stop dreaming of you every night of [his] life" among other promises. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
American Musician Meat Loaf has survived a serious car wreck, breaking both legs after jumping off-stage, being struck on the head with a shot during a shot-put event, the emergency landing of a jet with a faulty landing gear, severe dehydration and a heart condition. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
After visiting the Cambridge Hotel, Gordon Ramsay payed for 4 years of the chefs college, helping him to achieve his dream of owning a bakery. The only thing he wanted in return was a loaf of bread. blog.timesunion.com/table…
In Germany, 1923, the price of a loaf of bread went up by 800 BILLION times, rendering the Deutsche Mark practically useless. This is known as Hyperinflation. Linked is an article showing the use cases for the worthless currency. mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
Meat Loaf attempted to avoid being drafted into the army by gaining 68 pounds, presuming he would fail his medical. He didn't fail, but he did ignore the draft call. digitalspy.ca/celebrity/n…
The Boudin bakery in San Francisco, has been making sourdough bread for 166 years and every loaf of sourdough bread they make has a portion of the original β€œmother dough” from 1849 in it. boudinbakery.com/meetboud…
A nearly 2,000 year old loaf of bread was found during excavations in Herculaneum, and the recipe has been recreated by The British Museum. youtube.com/watch?v=DYTuN…
The Japanese release of Meat Loaf's song "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad" changes the title to "66% Is Good Enough". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two…
In 1923, Germany’s hyperinflation was so bad that the exchange rate rose from 9 marks to 4.2 trillion marks for $1. The cost of a single loaf of bread rose to 2 trillion marks, and people used to burn money to stay warm because it was cheaper than buying wood. mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
David Ives wrote "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread." It consists of Philip entering a bakery and having a conversation with the owner and two female customers. However, the dialog is split up and repeated constantly, creating an effect similar to the repetitive rhythms of Glass's music. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
Keeping a loaf of bread in the fridge will make it go stale faster than if it was left on the counter seriouseats.com/2014/06/d…
The term β€˜lord’ is derived from Old English 'hlaford', which roughly translates to β€˜loaf guardian’. So a host (noble) handing out bread to his followers signified loyalty between the Anglo-Saxon lord and his warriors. realmofhistory.com/2016/0…
Elvis' favourite sandwich was the 'Fool's Gold Loaf', which consisted a hollowed out loaf of bread, filled with 1 jar of creamy peanut butter, 1 jar of grape jelly & 1 pound of bacon. wikipedia.org/wiki/Fool's…
In 1983 Ronald Reagan said "There are some people who would have you so stand on principle that if you don’t get all that you’ve asked for, you jump off the cliff with the flag flying...I believe half a loaf is better than none and that...you’re not going to always get everything you want." tbrickert.wordpress.com/2…
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Denver and back to eat the Fool's Gold Loaf: a single warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with the contents of one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of jelly, and a pound of bacon. denverpost.com/lifestyles…
"Nutraloaf", a bland nutrition loaf served in U.S. prisons has been challenged in court and called cruel and unusual punishment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut…
The color of the pastic twist tag on bread loafs is a secret code snopes.com/food/prepare/b…
'Lord' and 'Lady' are contractions of the Old English words hlafweard (Loaf Ward) and hlafΓ¦ter (Loaf Eater) etymonline.com/index.php?…
The word 'lady' comes from Old English words meaning 'bread-kneeder', and is related to the modern words 'loaf' and 'dough' blog.oxforddictionaries.c…
In the late 90's a Batman musical was planned. It was to be written by Jim Steinman, the composer behind Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell. The project was never completed but recordings of some of the songs are available online. freewebs.com/batman_themu…
Jim Steinman (songwriter for Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler) wrote the lyrics to "Total Eclipse of the Heart" with vampires in mind and originally called the song "Vampires in Love." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tot…
Every loaf of sourdough that Panera Bread has ever baked comes from the same 23 year old source sourdough strain they refer to as the 'Mother dough' mypanera.panerabread.com/…
John Muir often traveled alone, carrying only a tin cup, a handful of tea, a loaf of bread, and a copy of Emerson. He was quoted just after rejecting a teaching position at Harvard, "I never for a moment thought of giving up God's big show for a mere profship!" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Scott Ian from Anthrax is married to Meat Loaf's daughter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
Texas death row no longer get a special last meal after someone asked for and wasted:2 chicken-fried steaks, triple baconcheeseburger, cheese beef omelet, bowl fried okra, pound o bbq w half loaf white bread, 3 fajitas, meat-lover pizza, pint Blue Bell, ice cream, peanutbtr fudge & 3 root beers. chron.com/news/houston-te…
Today I learned of Rory Dodd, a professional backup singer. He's worked with Miles Davis, Meat Loaf, Billy Joel, Bonnie Tyler, Bon Jovi. For 3 weeks in '83, he had 3 songs in Billboard Top Ten. artistdirect.com/artist/c…
The color of the twist tag on a loaf of bread is a code for what day of the week the bread was baked on. snopes.com/food/prepare/b…
Meat Loaf is said to have cheated death on numerous occasions, crashing in a car which rolled over, being struck on the head with a shot during a shot put event, jumping off a stage during a concert and breaking both of his legs, and being afflicted with a clinical heart condition. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
As a young modeling student in Atlanta, Vanna White once smoked pot and then ate an entire meat loaf, an experience that became a cornerstone of her present anti-drug stance articles.chicagotribune.c…
Elvis once flew his private jet across country in the middle of the night to be served a 'sandwich' which consisted of a lb of bacon, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jelly in a hollowed out loaf of bread. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
In 2010 police found $100,000 worth of Cocaine was found in a Bologna Loaf shipped to Massachusetts from Puerto Rico masslive.com/news/index.s…
The world's largest baking company is called "Bimbo" (Mexico's Grupo Bimbo). The brand is so ubiquitous in some Latin American countries that it is common to refer to all bread as 'bimbo bread' (pan bimbo) instead of a 'loaf of bread' (pan de barra). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gru…
The first time he recorded a song, Meat Loaf hit a note so high it blew out a fuse on the recording monitor en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
At the beginning of WWI the exchange rate of the German mark to the US dollar stood at 4.2 to 1. By the end of November 1923 it had fallen to 4,200,000,000,000 to the dollar. People carried baskets of paper money simply to purchase a loaf of bread. books.google.dk/books?id=…
During the peak of its hyperinflation, you needed over 100 billion Zimbabwe Dollars to buy a loaf of bread. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zim…
The US government regulates the minimum amount of raisins in a loaf of raisin bread. edocket.access.gpo.gov/cf…
In 1987, a UK TV game show, "The Grand Knockout Tournament" featured: Prince Edward, Princess Anne, The Duke and Duchess of York, John Travolta, Meat Loaf, Christopher Reeve and others in one episode. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Meat Loaf once opened for Janis Joplin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
After World War I, Germany's money dropped so greatly in value that German's would burn their money for heat. It would require an entire wheelbarrow of money to buy a loaf of bread. princeton.edu/~achaney/tm…
Michael Bay directed the music video for Meat Loafs "I'd Do Anything For Love" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I'd…
Michael Bay directed the music video for Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love... But I Won't Do That." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
In 1976, Meat Loaf recorded lead vocals for Ted Nugent's album "Free-for-All" when regular Nugent lead vocalist Derek St. Holmes temporarily quit the band. Meat Loaf sang lead on five of the album's nine tracks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Jim Steinman, who wrote all of Meat Loaf's Bat out of Hell, also wrote "Total Eclipse of the Heart," "Making Love out of Nothing at All," and "Holding out for a Hero." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
'bread' used to mean a piece of bread and 'loaf' used to mean bread. wikipedia.org/wiki/Bread#…
There is a mountain in vermont called "Bread Loaf Mountain" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bre…
The 2014 Oscars goodie bag included a meet and greet with Meat Loaf. businessinsider.com/whats…
Whenever you eat a New York bagel, you are eating the equivalent of a quarter to more than a half loaf of bread. nytimes.com/2001/06/19/sc…
Meat Loaf was vegetarian for 10 years ew.com/ew/article/0,,4882…
Jimmy John's sells their day old bread for 50 cents a loaf. thebillfold.com/2012/08/m…
When Germany was forced to pay reparations at the end of WWI, Germany simply printed more money causing such hyperinflation that a loaf of bread costed 200,000,000,000 marks. usagold.com/germannightma…
What Meat Loaf won't do for love en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_W…
Elvis Presley often ate a loaf of Italian bread filled with a pound of bacon, peanut butter, and grape jelly en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Feb 1, 1976, Elvis Presley was at Graceland, entertaining friends. Discussing the Fools Gold Loaf sandwich, Presley decided he wanted one right then. Presley had been to the restaurant that made them before, while in Denver. They drove to the Memphis airport and took Presley's jet to Denver wikipedia.org/wiki/Fool%2…
The word "Lord" came from "loaf ward." etymonline.com/index.php?…
Michael Bay directed Meat Loaf's "I Would Do Anything For Love" video. blogs.indiewire.com/spout…
After the Treaty of Versailles, Germany owed so much money to other countries that they started printing money, and the inflation was so bad that in November of 1923, a loaf of bread costed 80 Billion Mark. joelscoins.com/exhibger2.…
Today in 1928, the first loaf of sliced bread was sold, the slicing and wrapping machine invented by Otto Rohwedder. This revolutionary invention coined the famous description "greatest thing since sliced bread". web.mit.edu/invent/iow/ro…
One Guy wrote/produced "Total Eclipse of the Heart", "Making Love Out of Nothing at All", "It's All Coming Back to Me", and pretty much every Meat Loaf song. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Today I learned about the scary sandwich Elvis flew from Memphis to Denver to eat. The Fool's Gold Loaf sandwich is a warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with 1 jar of creamy peanut butter, 1 jar of grape jelly, and 1 pound of bacon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Thomas Jefferson kept a 1400-pound block of cheese on public display at the White House for two years, until it was replaced by a giant loaf of bread baked by the Navy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Songwriter Diane Warren has written songs for artists including Aretha Franklin, 'N Sync, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith, KISS, Gloria Estefan, Roy Orbison, Ricky Martin, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Reba McEntire, and Meat Loaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dia…
Contrary to common belief, "That" in Meat Loaf's song "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" is not left unspecified. "That" in each instance refers to a "bad thing" mentioned earlier in the verse, which he says he won't do. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
A teenage Meat Loaf went to Parkland Hospital in Dallas after JFK was shot and saw the injured Governor Connally and Jackie Kennedy exiting the now-infamous presidential limo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
The Wonder Bread company uses different color bag ties to indicate which day a loaf of bread is made. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/W…
Meat Loaf's album Bat out of Hell was developed from a sci-fi update of Peter Pan en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
Meat Loaf released a cover of "Tear Me Down" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch in 2003 youtube.com/watch?v=3OLsr…
Meat Loaf was second choice to John Belushi for the role of "Bluto" in Animal House. imdb.com/name/nm0001533/b…
Loaf, lord, and lady are closely related words that testify to bread's fundamental importance in the Middle Ages thefreedictionary.com/loa…

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