William J. Morrison

William J. Morrison invented cotton candy in 1897, via the electric candy machine he co-patented with John C. Wharton, a fellow Nashville confectioner; however his legacy is disputed by Josef Delarose Lascaux, a dentist from New Orleans, whose professional interests clearly conflict with his confectionery boasts.

Barely Awake I woke up in a strange place, then I went back to sleep. Then I woke up again and a bear was next to me. The bear spoke: “Don’t worry, I only eat salmon.” “O.K.,” I said. The bear started...

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