September 7, 1630

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1630 The Massachussett’s town of Trimontaine was renamed Boston. The town’s pastry chefs and restaurant owners had a parade as they stormed the cobblestone streets in jubilant ecstasy. Several of the King’s soldiers were confused over the simple name change until Jack Parker, owner of Parker’s Laid Back Inn, explained it to them, “Dude, haveth thou ever tried to selleth a delicious legume dish called Trimontaine’s Baked Beans or a mouth watering pudding named Trimontaine’s Cream Pie?” When both soldiers stated that both of those dishes sounded like a bad sexual experience, Jack Parker replied, “Exactly, but Boston Baked Beans and Boston Cream Pies can be sold by the cart loads!”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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