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LOL - well that problem is now solved!
Nina Hollander, Broker
Panama City, FL
You mean it wasn't my Uncle Sam. I'm crushed.
Knew most of this. Did not know Congress recognized him in 1961!
I learn more from your questions and answers than from anyone else.... you're so good, Conrad...
Thanks for the meaty answer, Conrad.
Yes sir, I knew the answer, one out of a thousand is not bad for me
Very interesting. Now, every time my kids call my brother Uncle Sam, I am going to ponder where is the beef.
Anthony Acosta - ALLAT...
Uncle Sam needs a good b-tch slap, to remind him that We the People are in charge of this country!
Well, guess I was kind of close with the beef jerky.
Lake Bluff, IL
As soon as I saw 'beef' I remembered. Good question Conrad.
Interesting ... Now I can't get "where's the beef?" out of my head.
So now we know where the beef is? Thanks, A
Thanks Conrad Allen , a very interesting fact.
Stevens Point, WI
Thanks for that interesting trivia!
That is cool! I never knew. Thanks!
Thanks for the answer, Conrad. I knew this way back in the deep dark recesses of my mind, but couldn't pull it out.
That is so weird....I did not expect that tax term came from a beef seller.
Prettu soon you will need a "Rest of the Story' to replace Paul Harvey's segments.
Well that explains it!! LOL!
and now we know!
That is interesting and I never would have known it or inquired about it without Q&A on ActiveRain!
Thanks for the trivia.
You are a fount of information, Conrad Allen!
I knew that!
Conrad Allen - interesting research for sure..
Well, I'll be! That was a great trivia question and now I know the answer! Thanks!
See, I knew that but I had forgotten...
And his initials, "U.S." helped.
Interesting tidbit of info.
Conrad Allen Thanks for the history on origin of "Uncle Sam"
Conrad Allen I don't see any connection between this and the patriotic symbol it has become.
Thanks Conrad, Now we know.
Thanks for the trivia this Memorial Day Weekend.
Samuel Adams provided free drink so uncle Samuel became uncle Sam.
I guess I didn't know it before. that's quite interesting
I learn so many things here on AR