There’s a street in Frederick, Maryland called “English Muffin Way.”
Don’t know why. Don’t much care. In fact, I don’t really want to know the real reason. I’d rather speculate.
Is it a street entirely made of English muffins?
Forget pavement, forget cobblestone. Imagine a road made out of Thomas’ English muffins. That’s what I’m thinking of when I hear English Muffin Way. Then at the end of it there’s a giant toaster and stick of butter.
Was it named by a guy who was really into English muffins?
Maybe Thomas himself decided to buy himself a road. What better way to honor his meal ticket than
Was it named by a guy who’s reassuring another guy that the thing he’s looking at is in fact an English muffin?
“What am I looking at here?”
“An English muffin.”
“Way. English Muffin Way.”
Maybe it was named by a guy who wanted to name a street after a toasted breakfast item but all the other ones were taken.
Unfortunately, Toast Avenue, Bagel Street, and Biscuit Crossing were all snatched up real quick.
Which one of these are true? Who knows. Could be none. Could be all of them. I’ll never investigate, as I really want the first one where it’s a street made of English muffins to be true.
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