Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Who Knew?

Found this today.Not Paranormal but interesting.Material from the Newsletter from Coast To Coast AM..Picture well known to Baby Boomers is from Dreamtime.

On today's date in 1813, the nickname for the United States " Uncle Sam" got its start. Samuel Wilson, a meat packer in New York, supplied barrels of beef to the US Army during the War of 1812, and marked them with the initials "U.S." for United States. Soldiers began referring to the food as "Uncle Sam's," and a local newspaper picked up the story. "

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