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A Brief History Of Eggnog: Its Past Is Stranger Than You Think

“Nobody seems to know the exact origins of eggnog, but it originated in England centuries ago. According to a food blog (which now appears to be defunct), written by Frederick Douglass Opie, a food history professor at Babson College, it originally was a wintertime drink for the British aristocracy. The name evidently came from two words – grog, another word for rum, and noggins, a word for the small wooden mugs that the drink was served in.”

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A Brief History Of Eggnog: Its Past Is Stranger Than You Think