rageharles t1_je3j724 wrote

and even worse, they somehow were allowed to use the slogan 'we didn't invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich' which is demonstrably untrue circa at LEAST 60 years prior to the Truett's 'invention' of the sandwich in 1961. the chicken sandwich had been sold in restaurants at least as early as the turn of the century, where it becomes harder to find publicly available, searchable newspaper clippings online. undoubtedly, the existence of the chicken sandwich (hell, even a hot chicken sandwich with buttered buns, or whatever they try to claim is their 'proprietary' recipe) dated back much further than 1900.