He finished in 22.56 seconds!
In Manchester, at the pie eating championship in Wigan, it took a man only 22.56 seconds to finish a pie measuring 10cm by 3cm!👀👀👀
Welcome to today’s newsletter. We will be digging into the City of Manchester in today’s episode of City Watch. Kindly stay with me as I show you fascinating reasons why you ought to make visiting Manchester a goal.
Before we continue, do you know the meaning of the word Manchester? It means household linen and cotton but that's not the reason why the city was named Manchester. It was named Manchester because it is thought to be a breast-like hill. The word breast-like in Latin is called Mamucium which translates to Manchester in English.
Now let’s quickly look into three fascinating reasons why you should visit Manchester.
In Manchester, you can take a Mummy degree.
What does this mean? It means that you can gain admission into the university to study Motherhood in Manchester. Sounds interesting right? Manchester is the only place in the world where you’ll find this degree, you can't find it elsewhere.
Rolls met Royce to become Rolls-Royce in Manchester.
The company Rolls-Royce Limited was created in Manchester in 1904 over a famous lunch where car seller Charles Rolls met engineer Henry Royce. That lunch meeting birthed the famous Rolls-Royce company and the rest as they say, is history.
Vegetarians originated from Manchester.
It is famously claimed that the first vegetarians came from a small Chapel in Salford, Manchester. They were said to be led by a Reverend William Cowhead and his followers went ahead to form the vegetarian society.
There you have it! Three reasons why you cannot afford to miss traveling to Manchester. We will continue City Watch next week with another exhilarating city. But before then, I’ll see you in tomorrow's newsletter.🤗