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Wendy's is a chain of fast-food restaurants founded by the late Dave Thomas and owned by the United States corporation, Wendy's International, Inc. The first Wendy's restaurant was opened in Columbus, Ohio on November 15, 1969, and grew rapidly to open over 3,000 stores by 1985. The restaurant chain was named after Dave Thomas' 8-year old daughter Wendy. The corporate headquarters is located in Dublin, Ohio. This article needs cleanup. ... This article is about the founder of Wendys. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... Skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio, viewed across the Scioto River. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dublin is a city located in Delaware, Franklin, and Union counties in Ohio. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ...


Starting on January 9, 1984, elderly actress Clara Peller was featured in the successful "Where's the Beef?" North American commercial campaign for Wendy's. Her famous line quickly entered the American pop culture (it was even used to devastating effect by Walter Mondale in defeating Gary Hart in the Democratic primary election) and served to promote Wendy's hamburgers. The chain is also famous for its chili and its Frosty dairy desserts. January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clara Peller Clara Peller (August 4, 1902–August 11, 1987), was an American senior citizen who starred in the legendary Wheres the beef? advertisement for Wendys fast_food restaurant chain. ... Clara Peller in her legendary advertisement Wheres the beef? is a stock phrase, which is synonymous with Wheres the substance? It came to public attention in a 1980s television commercial for the Wendys chain of hamburger restaurants, featuring the elderly actress Clara Peller. ... Popular culture, or pop culture, is the vernacular (peoples) culture that prevails in a modern society. ... Walter Frederick Fritz Mondale (born January 5, 1928) has been a two-term U.S. Senator, the forty-second vice president of the United States (1977-1981), and the wildly unsuccessful Democratic Party nominee for president in 1984 against the incumbent, Republican Ronald W. Reagan. ... Gary Hart Gary Warren Hart (born Gary Hartpence on November 28, 1936) is a politician and lawyer from the state of Colorado. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... A primary election is one in which a political party selects a candidate for a later election by all registered voters in that jurisdiction (nominating primary). ... This article is about the sandwich known as a hamburger. ... Categories: Food and drink stubs ...


Slogans

  • 1984: "Where's the beef?"
  • 2004: "It's better here"
  • Circa 2004: "Eat great, even late"

Clara Peller in her legendary advertisement Wheres the beef? is a stock phrase, which is synonymous with Wheres the substance? It came to public attention in a 1980s television commercial for the Wendys chain of hamburger restaurants, featuring the elderly actress Clara Peller. ...

See also

Anna Ayala is a San Jose, California resident, noted for her numerous lawsuits against corporations, notably Wendys. ... The word chili, when used alone, can refer to: the common name for a spicy stew-like dish, see chili con carne a spice mix containing cumin, dried ground peppers and other spices, traditionally used to flavor this dish, or to impart its unique flavor to other Southwestern cusine, see... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Larceny is a crime involving stealing. ...

External links

  • Wendy's official website (http://www.wendys.com/index.html)

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Search Underway For Origin Of Fingertip Reported In Wendy's Chili (443 words)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A woman said she bit into a partial finger served in a bowl of chili at a Wendy's restaurant, leading authorities to a fingerprint database Thursday to determine who lost the digit.
Employees at the Wendy's were checked and the fingertip didn't come from any of them, officials said, adding that the well-cooked finger may have come from a food processing plant that supplies the company.
Alexiou said the woman, who asked officials not to identify her, is at minimal risk of contracting illnesses from the finger because the chili was cooked.
Wendy's - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (589 words)
Wendy's is a chain of fast-food restaurants founded by Dave Thomas and owned by the United States corporation, Wendy's International, Inc. The first Wendy's restaurant was opened in Columbus, Ohio on November 15, 1969, and grew rapidly to open over 3,000 stores by 1985.
The restaurant chain was named after Dave Thomas' 8-year old daughter, Melinda, who had the nickname of "Wendy." The corporate headquarters is located in Dublin, Ohio.
Wendy" who claimed to be the unofficial spokesperson for the chain.
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