Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Fact of the Day: Father of Soda

Joseph Priestley of England invented carbonated water (known in his day as "soda water") in 1767. It is the most vital ingredient in all the soft drinks we enjoy today. 

23 comments:

  1. Speaking as someone who owns a Sodastream and loves to make her own soda water, this is very interesting.

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  2. Well then I say thank you to mister soda :)

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  3. Thank you Mr. Priestly for giving me a little carbonation with my vodka!

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  4. An invention that lives on indeed

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  5. Then this man should have a holiday named after him :)

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  6. I remember the old soda water... we even had people who delivered bottles of it around the town when I was little.

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  7. Amazing, some people do have great talent which they use well, and I bet he didn't know it would be used in his future.

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  8. I don't care for water that's not carbonated. Glad he invented the bubbles! :)

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  9. Who knew? Wonder if his family is rich?

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  10. Now THAT is an invention I can stand behind.

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  11. Priestly was a fascinating character who is also credited with the discovery of the gas oxygen.

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  12. Interesting fact!! I thought soda was invented by Coca-cola, hehehe. Kisses:)

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  13. Thanks for leaving such a darling comment on my blog!
    Good thing he was born, that's all I can say!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  14. hello indigestion with no nutrient value. no thank you. although it can be a treat.

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