2 Cents: International Waffle Day

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Speaking of maple syrup today is International Waffle Day!

There’s plenty of ways to celebrate. You can make your own waffles at home, go out to a restaurant for chicken and waffles, even go to town and enter a waffle-eating contest.

International Waffle Day started in Sweden, then spread worldwide.

If you don’t want to wait a full year to celebrate all things waffles again, August 24 is National Waffle Day.

It marks the anniversity of the first U.S. Patent for a Waffle Iron.

It was issued on August 24, 1869 to a gentleman by the interesting name of Cornelius Swarthout.

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