Selling Like Hotcakes! Where Did The Saying Come From?

Selling Like Hotcakes! Where Did The Saying Come From?

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Selling Like Hotcakes

I know you’ve heard the phrase, “Selling Like Hotcakes”. But how exactly did that phrase come to be?

To discover the answer we climb into our Wayback Transport Ship and set our coordinates for Colonial America in the mid and late 1700s. What we know today as pancakes and hotcakes, were known as hoe cakes, Johnnycakes, and flapjacks in the American Colonies. The term, “Pancake” appeared in England as early as the 1400s, but “Hotcakes” is distinctly American and comes from ... Maggiori informazioni

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