Filed under: Our Glorious National Heritage, The Past is a Foreign...Something | Tags: Chickens, Hams, Nutmeg, Yankee
Or, Yankee Ingenuity Not All That Unique
From the Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette, Friday, February 07, 1840:
Confused as to why Yankees might have a reputation for offloading clever frauds? Ever wonder why Connecticut is known as the “nutmeg” state? See here for all the answers.