The taco predates the arrival of the Spanish in Mexico.
As of 2020, the amount of carbon dioxide CO2 produced in mining a kilogram of gold is 16 tonnes, while recycling a kilogram of gold produces 53 kilograms of CO2 equivalent. Approximately 30 percent of the global gold supply is recycled and not mined as of 2020.
Corporations are starting to adopt gold recycling including jewelry companies such as Generation Collection and computer companies including Dell.
Mighty Taco is a Mexican-style fast-food restaurant chain in the Buffalo, New York, United States, area. Mighty Taco is known for having unusual, somewhat surreal TV advertisements, created by Paragon Advertising (which went out of business in 2015).
[Perogies] are filled dumplings made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savoury or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water. They are often pan-fried before serving. Canada has a large Polish population, as well as Ukrainian populations, and pierogi (known locally as perogies) are common throughout the country. The Canadian market for pierogi is second only to that of the U.S. market, the latter having been the destination of choice for the majority of Central and Eastern European immigrants before and during World War II.
Ukrainian Canadians (Ukrainian: Українські канадці, Україноканадці, romanized: Ukrayins’ki kanadtsi, Ukrayinokanadtsi; French: Canadiens d’origine ukrainienne) are Canadian citizens of Ukrainian descent or Ukrainian-born people who immigrated to Canada. In 2016, there were an estimated 1,359,655 persons of full or partial Ukrainian origin residing in Canada (the majority being Canadian-born citizens), making them Canada’s eleventh largest ethnic group and giving Canada the world’s third-largest Ukrainian population behind Ukraine itself and Russia.
Hunky is an ethnic slur used in the United States to refer to a immigrants from Central Europe. The term as an ethnic slur has fallen into disuse, but the term hunky and the public image associated with it has historic relevance in the perception of Slavic immigrants in the United States.
The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is a nonprofit organization that operates an annual 15-day summer fair, a seasonal amusement park, and indoor arenas in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The PNE fair is held at Hastings Park, beginning in mid-to-late August and ending in early September, usually Labour Day.
Woolco was an American-based discount retail chain. It was founded in 1962 in Columbus, Ohio, by the F. W. Woolworth Company. During the 1970s and 1980s, the Canadian stores were well known for their monthly “$1.44 Days”, wherein numerous items were sold at a price of $1.44 CAD.
Irish Spring is an American brand of deodorant soap that is marketed by the Colgate-Palmolive company since 1970. Television advertisements for the product have usually been set in an Irish village or a forest. Irish Spring isn’t sold in Ireland and most Irish people have never heard of it.
Perspiration, also known as sweating, is the production of fluids secreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals. The apocrine sweat glands are restricted to the armpits and a few other areas of the body and produce an odorless, oily, opaque secretion which then gains its characteristic odor from bacterial decomposition.
The Aran jumper (Irish: Geansaí Árann) is a style of jumper that takes its name from the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland. A traditional Aran Jumper usually is off-white in colour, with cable patterns on the body and sleeves. Use of the word jumper (or other options such as “pullover” and “jersey”) is largely determined by the regional version of English used. In the case of Ireland, Britain and Australia, “jumper” is the standard word, “jersey” is used in South Africa whereas “sweater” is mainly found in tourist shops and in North America.
William Colgate, a devout Baptist English immigrant soap and candle maker established in 1806 a starch, soap, and candle factory on Dutch Street in New York City under the name William Colgate & Company.
A value menu (not to be confused with a value meal) is a group of menu items at a fast food restaurant that are designed to be the least expensive items available. In the US, the items are usually priced between $0.99 and $2.99. Burger King added a value menu in 1998 with items priced at 99¢ (USD), equivalent to $1.57 in 2020.
A cheeseburger is a hamburger topped with cheese. Traditionally, the slice of cheese is placed on top of the meat patty. The cheese is usually added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before serving, which allows the cheese to melt. As with other hamburgers, a cheeseburger may include toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, bacon, mayonnaise, ketchup, and mustard.
The word [bacon] is derived from the Proto-Germanic *bakkon, meaning “back meat”.
In 2011, the majority of Burger King restaurants, approximately 90%, were privately held franchises.
The [Pizza Hut] chain has 18,703 restaurants worldwide as of December 31, 2019, making it the world’s largest pizza chain in the number of locations.
In 2017, the world pizza market was US$128 billion, and in the US it was $44 billion spread over 76,000 pizzerias.
Cream cheese is a soft, usually mild-tasting fresh cheese made from milk and cream.
Several alternatives to and substitutes for bacon have been developed for those who cannot or prefer not to eat standard pork bacon, including beef, chicken, turkey, bison, soy, and coconut bacon.
The Sri Lankan Christmas tree is the world’s tallest artificial Christmas tree. It was built on the Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the tree is 72.1 m (236 ft 6.58 in) tall and opened on Christmas Eve 2016.
The McArabia is a pita bread sandwich available at all McDonald’s outlets in Arab countries and Pakistan. The sandwich was originally made to meet West Asian local taste.
Kofta (كفتة) is a family of meatball or meatloaf dishes found in South Asian, South Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Balkan, and Central Asian cuisines. In the simplest form, koftas consist of balls of ground meat – usually beef, chicken, lamb or mutton, or a mixture – mixed with spices and sometimes other ingredients.
Chicken is the most common type of poultry in the world.
Simple garlic sauce is composed of garlic and another ingredient to suspend the tuber via emulsion, such as oil, butter or mayonnaise. Various additional ingredients can be used to prepare the sauce.
All McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia are certified halal. Saudi locations serve the Spicy McChicken, McArabia, and the Big Tasty, the latter of which is also available in some European locations.
A drinking straw is a utensil that is intended to carry the contents of a beverage to one’s mouth. Straws are commonly made from plastics but environmental concerns and new regulation has led to rise in reusable and biodegradable straws.