It’s not often that one can claim she invented something more than a half-century ago that now in making it big in the retail sector.
It seems that Tesco, the giant retailer in the UK, is introducing a pre-packaged banana and chocolate sandwich that was purportedly “the brainchild of a youngster representing children’s charity Whizz-kidz.”
I beg to differ: When I was seven and taking a cooking class with the Brownie Scouts, I concocted an original — a banana and chocolate sandwich on Wonder Bread — and served it to my father. He gamely ate the treat, pronounced it great, but didn’t put up the funds for me to start my entrepreneurial career.
You can’t check the veracity of my accomplishment — citations only exist in family lore. Maybe I can sue. After all, it’s my intellectual property.