Olympia Beer Caber Toss

The Olympia Brewing Company was a brewery firm in Tumwater, Washington, USA which existed from 1896 until 1983. Between 1970 and 1980 Olympia faced flat revenues among consolidating nationwide breweries and, in 1982, the Schmidt family, which owned and operated the brewery and company, elected to sell the company.

The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event in which competitors toss a large tapered pole called a “caber”. It is normally practised at the Scottish Highland Games.

The kilt is a knee-length non-bifurcated skirt-type garment with pleats at the rear, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. Although the kilt is most often worn on formal occasions and at Highland games and sports events, it has also been adapted as an item of fashionable informal male clothing in recent years, returning to its roots as an everyday garment.

The Helping Hand From Hamburger Helper

Hamburger Helper is a line of General Mills packaged food products, sold under the Betty Crocker brand, which consist primarily of boxed pasta bundled with a packet or packets of powdered sauce or seasonings. The Hamburger Helper mascot is the “Helping Hand” (or “Lefty”), an anthropomorphic animated, four fingered left-hand glove, which appears in the product’s television commercials and on the packages.

Ground beef, beef mince, minced meat, hamburger (in the United States) is a ground meat made of beef, finely chopped by a meat grinder.

General Mills, Inc. is an American Fortune 500 corporation, primarily concerned with food products and headquartered in the Minneapolis suburb of Golden Valley, Minnesota.

When E. F. Hutton Talks, People on an Airplane Listen

E. F. Hutton & Co. was an American stock brokerage firm founded in 1904 by Edward Francis Hutton, his brother Franklyn Laws Hutton, and later led by well known Wall Street trader Gerald M. Loeb. The firm was best known for its commercials in the 1970s and 1980s based on the phrase, “When E. F. Hutton talks, people listen” (which usually involved a young professional remarking at a dinner party that his broker was E.F. Hutton, which caused the moderately loud party to stop all conversation to listen to him).

A brokerage firm, or simply brokerage, is a financial institution that facilitates the buying and selling of financial securities between a buyer and a seller.

Corporate [check] kiting involves the use of a large kiting scheme involving perhaps millions of dollars to secretly borrow money or earn interest. While limits are often placed on an individual as to how much money can be deposited without a temporary hold, corporations may be granted immediate access to funds, which can make the scheme go unnoticed. This was the case with E. F. Hutton & Co. in the early 1980s.

Benton & Bowles (B&B) was a New York-based advertising agency founded by William Benton and Chester Bowles in 1929.

Grandpa Sures Knows His Country Time Lemonade

In many western European countries, the term limonade, from which the term “lemonade” is derived, originally applied to unsweetened water or carbonated soda water with lemon juice added, although several versions of sugar sweetened limonade have arrived on store shelves. The French word limonade, which originally referred to unsweetened lemon-flavoured water or carbonated soda, has since come to mean “soft drink,” regardless of flavor, in many countries.

The first marketed [non-carbonated] soft drinks in the Western world appeared in the 17th century. They were made from water and lemon juice sweetened with honey. In 1676, the Compagnie des Limonadiers of Paris was granted a monopoly for the sale of lemonade soft drinks. Vendors carried tanks of lemonade on their backs and dispensed cups of the soft drink to thirsty Parisians.

Country Time is the name of a brand of lemonade drinks owned by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS).

Ricardo Montalbán knows he needs a Chrysler Cordoba

Chrysler Cordoba was the name of an intermediate personal luxury coupe sold by Chrysler Corporation in North America from 1975 to 1983. It was the company’s first model produced specifically for the personal luxury market and the first Chrysler-branded vehicle that was less than full-size. Although Córdoba is the name of a city in Spain, the car’s emblem was actually a stylized version of the Argentine cordoba coin. Either way, the implication was Hispanic, and this theme was carried out with somewhat baroque trim inside and by having Mexican movie star Ricardo Montalban as the car’s advertising spokesman.

Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán Merino, KCSG (November 25, 1920 – January 14, 2009) was a Mexican television, theatre, and film actor. He had a career spanning decades and multiple notable roles. In 1975, he was chosen as the television spokesman for the new Chrysler Cordoba. The car became a successful model, and over the following several years, was heavily advertised; his mellifluous delivery of a line praising the “soft Corinthian leather” upholstery of the car’s interior, often misquoted as “rich Corinthian leather,” became famous and was much parodied, and Montalbán subsequently became a favorite subject of impersonators. Eugene Levy, for example, frequently impersonated him on SCTV. In 1986, he was featured in a magazine advertisement for the new Chrysler New Yorker.

Say Howdy to Fresh Food at Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers Restaurants is a Northeastern United States chain of fast food restaurants founded by the Marriott Corporation in 1968 in Falls Church, Virginia. As of October 2008, Roy Rogers has approximately 51 locations. Roy Rogers’ menu consists primarily of hamburgers, roast beef sandwiches, fried chicken, french fries and beverages. The company’s primary target customer is adults and most items are prepared to order for each guest.

Roy Rogers (born Leonard Franklin Slye) (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), was a singer and cowboy actor, as well as the founder of the the famous Roy Rogers Restaurants chain. He and his third wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino Trigger, and his German Shepherd Dog, Bullet, were featured in over one hundred movies and The Roy Rogers Show.