Author Topic: Bird's Eye View: The Journal of WaWa CEO Howard Stoekel  (Read 1346 times)

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At Wawa we have been proud to serve as chief hoagie ambassador, introducing hoagies to millions of people throughout the mid-Atlantic region over the years. We now sell more than 70 million hoagies each year. But it wasn’t always this way. Before the 1930s, in fact, no one had ever before heard of a hoagie. They simply didn’t exist. Hoagies have come a long way since then and over the years we’ve celebrated a number of noteworthy hoagies milestones. So, in honor of Hoagiefest (read below), here is an abridged hoagie history lesson for you:

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Re: Bird's Eye View: The Journal of WaWa CEO Howard Stoekel
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2009, 08:38:27 PM »
For some reason, I've always found the word 'hoagie' vaguely disturbing. As a kid, it always used to bother me when I heard Bill Cosby use it on "The Cosby Show". I have no idea why.

So I find that paragraph, which uses the word "hoagie" about 60 times, deeply upsetting.
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Re: Bird's Eye View: The Journal of WaWa CEO Howard Stoekel
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2009, 04:57:45 PM »
Everyone knows it was invented by Hoagy Carmichael.