(I'm not happy with gas and chambers connotations either)
The draft 2003 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary lists the earliest known usage of the concept as being in L. Chatterton's book Modern Cookery published in 1943: "Afternoon tea scones… Time: 20 minutes. Temperature: Gas, Regulo Mark 7". "Regulo" was a type of gas regulator used by a manufacturer of cookers; however, the scale has now become universal, and the word Regulo is rarely used.
The term "gas mark" was a subject of the joint BBC/OED production Balderdash and Piffle, in May 2005. The earliest printed evidence of use of "gas mark" (with no other terms between the two words) appears to date from 1958. However, the manufacturers of the "New World" gas ranges in the mid-1930s gave away recipe books for use with their cooker, and the "Regulo" was the gas regulator. The book has no reference to degrees. All dishes to be cooked are noted to be at "Regulo Mark X".
brillbilly: A wise man once said something and put it in fortune cookie lol
Oct 12, 2022 2:07:14 GMT 10
harfareef: How is it the CDC cannot publish accurate data for influenza in under 2 years. According to their webpage. So, how in the fuck did the WHO give the world realtime accurate data for Çovid, for 8 billion, daily. When the CDC cannot do this for 400mil
Oct 19, 2022 9:20:37 GMT 10
brillbilly: @ harfareef....Hi..i would call ...fudged DATA to help implement Agenda's if ya ask me!
Oct 20, 2022 0:15:28 GMT 10
ratrodrob: Was "Math" invented or discovered...........?
Nov 25, 2022 15:33:44 GMT 10
brillbilly: lol...well someone had to cut up all the woolly mammoths in to equal portions!
Nov 26, 2022 21:55:59 GMT 10
ratrodrob: Power Station attacks in the USA
Dec 9, 2022 17:40:12 GMT 10
ratrodrob: Merry fcking Xmas all, oh sorry i meant, happy holidays
Dec 24, 2022 13:35:12 GMT 10
brillbilly: Spring soon, yippy lol...party hard!
Dec 25, 2022 3:29:49 GMT 10
brillbilly: I keep eating all my popcorn waiting,we're adults we can take what ever mel gives
Jun 28, 2023 3:29:24 GMT 10
ratrodrob: WTF is with this missing F-35.............?
Sept 23, 2023 18:01:52 GMT 10
brillbilly: I think the missing F-35 is on ebay lol
Oct 27, 2023 20:55:51 GMT 10
ratrodrob: Just wondering bout that speeding car, crash, explosion,at US Canada Border.....just like Michael Hastings speeding car, crash, explosion.........Both vehicles were Mercedes and i believe are hackable and driven remotely.
Nov 23, 2023 14:38:54 GMT 10
brillbilly: Just like Princess Diana's Merc then!
Nov 27, 2023 3:49:07 GMT 10
ratrodrob: Ya BB and Anne Hesche (spelling)
Nov 27, 2023 19:57:20 GMT 10