Q: Is the Waubansee Stone (A) an artifact from the Indian wars, (B) a thethering post for viking ships in the great lakes, or (C) an altar where Phoenicians sacrificed infants thousands of years ago? A: Who knows?
Mince pie was once inextricable from our national identity. Blamed for bad health, murderous dreams, the downfall of Prohibition, and the decline of the white race, it nonetheless persisted as an American staple through the 1940s. So what happened?