In 2008, [Domino’s Pizza] again advertised a 30 minute delivery time in the U.S.; the fine print in the material stated the time as merely an “estimate”.
The rectus abdominis muscle is a paired muscle running vertically on each side of the anterior wall of the human abdomen. Colloquial names for the appearance of a well-defined rectus abdominis include a “six pack” and “washboard abs”, and often carry cultural connotations of superior physical fitness.
In the U.S., the “Christmas shopping season” generally begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, though many American stores begin selling Christmas items as early as October. In Canada, merchants begin advertising campaigns just before Halloween (October 31), and step up their marketing following Remembrance Day on November 11.
The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, United States. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Playing their home games at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the NHL, having joined in 1926 as an expansion franchise, and are part of the group of teams referred to as the Original Six.
The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Part of the 1967 NHL Expansion, the Flyers were the first non-Original Six team to win the Stanley Cup, winning it in 1974 and again in 1975. Despite five return trips to the Stanley Cup Finals, they have not won the Cup since.
Lemonade is a lemon-flavored soft drink. In Germany, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand the term mainly refers to a colourless, carbonated, sweet soft drink containing either natural or artificial lemon flavor, such as Schweppes Lemonade. 7 Up and Sprite are similar but are lemon-lime flavoured and so arguably not lemonade.
R. White’s Lemonade is a brand of a carbonated soft drink, which is produced and sold in the UK by Britvic. In 1973 the popular Secret Lemonade Drinker advertising campaign was launched, devised by Rod Allen who wrote the slogan. The adverts featured the actor Julian Chagrin, dubbed with the voice of Ross MacManus (father of Elvis Costello). MacManus wrote the song, with his son providing the backing vocals.
Macaroni and cheese was created to be a common casserole, similar to the British dish cauliflower cheese. The main ingredients of macaroni and cheese are cooked macaroni and a cheese sauce, usually made from cheddar cheese. By the eighteenth century, various versions of the meal were well known all over Europe.
Canadian born James L. Kraft started a wholesale door-to-door cheese business in Chicago in 1903; its first year of operations was “dismal”, losing $3,000 and a horse. Still, the business took hold and Kraft was joined by his four brothers to form J.L. Kraft and Bros. Company in 1909. As early as 1911, circulars and advertisements were in use by the company. In 1912, the company established its New York headquarters to prepare for its international expansion. By 1914, 31 varieties of cheeses were being sold around the United States, due to heavy product development, expansion by marketing, and opening a wholly-owned cheese factory in Illinois.
Camel is a brand of cigarettes that was introduced by American company R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in the summer of 1913. Most current Camel cigarettes contain a blend of Turkish and Virginia tobacco.
Marguerite Piazza (née Luft, on 6 May 1926, in New Orleans) is a famous American operatic soprano and entertainer. During the 1950s, before the connection of cigarette smoking with cancer was widely accepted, Piazza was a paid spokeswoman for Camel cigarettes. She said that Camels had “a mildness that agree with my throat.” In 1968, she endured three operations on her face to remove cancer, and, in 1973, she was treated for cervical and uterine cancer.
Chiang Mai (Thai: เชียงใหม่) is the second-largest province of Thailand, located in the north of the country.
Kulusuk is a settlement in the Municipality of Ammasalik, Greenland.
Transylvania is a Central European region located in the eastern half of the Carpathian Basin, in present-day central Romania.
In December 2008, Burger King purchased the rights to an advertising campaign that centered around a taste-test marketing campaign, dubbed “Whopper Virgins.” The test claimed to target participants who were unaware of the existence of Burger King or McDonald’s, and had never eaten a hamburger. Three remote areas of the world – Baan Khun Chang Kiean, Thailand; Kulusuk, Greenland; and Budeşti, Romania were targeted. In the test, the “virgins” were asked to try both the McDonald’s Big Mac and the Burger King Whopper, and give their preference, if any. According to the advertisements and accompanying mini-documentary, the Whopper was the most popular sandwich among the test subjects.