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4 T-Shirt Gift Ideas + 4 Fun Facts

Jason English

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To thank you for reading this little commercial interruption, here are four fun facts from the mental_floss Twitter account: There was a long-lost 4th member of the Snap/Crackle/Pop gang. His name was Pow, and he represented Rice Krispies' explosive nutritional value.* America's favorite casserole dates back to 1955, when a chef named Dorcas Reilly created it for a cookbook designed to promote Campbell's products. By 2003, more than 20 million families (about one in four households) reportedly served the dish at Thanksgiving. * Cornelius Crane Chase was nicknamed "Chevy" by his grandma. * George S. Patton finished fifth in the first-ever Olympic modern pentathlon in 1912. He might have finished first if not for a scoring controversy in the pistol event.