Anniversary of the Sandwich

This weekend marks the 250th anniversary of the "invention" of the Sandwich. So what's your favourite filling and why?

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Celebrating sandwiches

The very first sandwich was simply a piece of meat between two slices of bread - requested by none other than the Earl of Sandwich. But the meal has become so popular that this weekend there will be special celebrations to mark the 250th anniversary of the timeless lunchtime snack.

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What's your favourite Sandwich?

This weekend marks the 250th anniversary of the "invention" of the Sandwich Credit: PA

This weekend marks the 250th anniversary of the "invention" of the Sandwich. So what's your favourite filling, and why?

There are events taking place in the Kent town across the weekend.

According to the Sandwich Society, the snack, named after the Earl of Sandwich, could have ended up being called a "Portsmouth" as the Earl nearly took Portsmouth for his title.

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