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Scroll down to read that story–but not before watching a clip from his first official appearance, in the 1940 Tex Avery cartoon Here's how the world's favorite cartoon rabbit came to be.
Animator Chuck Jones gave credit to Tex Avery for the character, but Warner Bros.
There were cutesy rabbits and wacky rabbits, but those rabbits aren't Bugs.
The ancient Greeks used a tool kind of like a waffle iron to make cakes, and the treat came to the New World with some of its earliest European settlers: Waffles arrived in the U. with the Pilgrims, who sampled them in Holland en route to Massachusetts.
Thomas Jefferson reportedly brought a waffle iron home from France around 1789, helping spark a fad for waffle parties in the States.
Plus, its history is one of the longest, most interesting food stories out there, dating all the way back to the days when, as TIME put it in 1982, "animals wore paths to salt licks [and] men followed." Salt was, eventually, one of the pillars of civilization: Not only did salt serve to flavor and preserve food, it made a good antiseptic, which is why the Roman word for these salubrious crystals (sal) is a first cousin to Salus, the goddess of health.
Of all the roads that led to Rome, one of the busiest was the Via Salaria, the salt route, over which Roman soldiers marched and merchants drove oxcarts full of the precious crystals up the Tiber from the salt pans at Ostia.