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11 Quite Interesting Facts About Pizza

Good evening, good evening, good evening, good evening, good evening, good evening, good evening!

The United States Congress decrees that the tomato sauce used on pizzas in US schools counts as a vegetable, and thus count towards the children’s five servings a day.

Kid, you are FAT

John Schnatter, aka Papa John, financed the purchasing of his first pizza restaurant by selling his car.

The greatest man who ever lived

The first Kevlar body armour was manufactured Richard Davis, a US Marine-turned-pizza store owner who came up with the idea after he was shot in an armed robbery at his store.

I own three of these

In Krakow in 2010, chefs constructed a pizza that was one kilometre in length, using three and a half tonnes of flour.

Still not big enough

The ancient Romans used to eat a pizza-style dish called a Placenta.

It's good, but it's not a Meatylicious

Brazil consumes 1.4 million pizzas every day.

Gratuitous Brazilian carnival girl shot

In 2007, chef Domenico Crolla prepared a pizza costing £2,150, topped with edible gold and champagne-soaked caviar.

It's good but it's not a Meatylicious. Again.

Antica Pizzeria Port’Alba in Naples, Italy, is widely held to be the world’s first pizzeria. It opened in 1738, and allowed customers to pay up to eight days after their pizza. Are you listening, Dominos?

Ooh, looks fancy!

The three dots on the Dominos logo represent the chain’s first three stores.

One... Two... Three! See?

Some of the pizza flavours included in the animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series included peanut butter and clams, pepperoni and hot fudge, and guacamole and marshmallow.

I always hated this programme, and I suspect I still do

BONUS FACT: My friend Helen says that pizza is not interesting but this list proves she is wrong.

Here She Drinks

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One Response

  1. Shu Han says:

    definitely very interesting! “The United States Congress decrees that the tomato sauce used on pizzas in US schools counts as a vegetable, and thus count towards the children’s five servings a day.”<– this saddens me though.

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