Once upon a time there was a company called the Frisbie Pie Co. in Connecticut, which was run by Mary Frisbie. While the bakery did not last, its pie tins did–though not in a way Ms. Frisbie might have been expecting.
Wham-O gave the name “Frisbee” to the famous toy in 1957, after earlier names including the Pluto Platter and Whirlo-Way didn’t quite catch on.
Consider this trivia for the next time you’re served pie.
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