"Fry/boil eggs on the sidewalk" (1898, 1900)

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Greetings again from poolside in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. I'm told that New York City and other parts of the United States were so hot, you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.
JUST TO PLEASE BLOGG.; Pres McKinley Decided to Cut the War Short. Too Much of Blogg's Money Was Being Spent in Carrying on Operations. Of Course the Other Few Million Contributors to War Fund Did Not Count.
Boston Daily Globe (1872-1960). Boston, Mass.: Sep 4, 1898. p. 37 (1 page):
Then there's Porto Rico. What do we want of Porto Rico? Ain't nothing there but black people and blacker molasses, and I understand it's hot enough to fry eggs on the sidewalks.
 Bismarck Daily TribuneThursday, August 02, 1900 Bismarck, North Dakota
EGGS, It was hot enough to boil EGGS ON. THE SIDEWALK anywhere to THE city. A voAV'o4i THE killed by a--local fuuntl coaiaui nah a hard boiled "EGGS. fell at' a point up


 Decatur Evening HeraldFriday, September 16, 1927 Decatur, Illinois
enough to fry an EGG ON THE SIDEWALK, at any rate. ONo -Herald reporter, hcarlrfjj THE old at t he peak for THE day', but THE EGG re- fused to. fry: While even THE most
   It was so hot that you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.  Does Fred
Shapiro have that?

Reno Evening Gazette - 7/6/1929
...Even when It is so hot you could FRY AN EGG ON THE SIDEWALK, someONe
always remembers.....back when It was so hot you could FRY two EGGs. THE womAN who
cooked ON AN old.....by THE court under proper InstructiONs to THE Jury ON THE
trial of THE case involving.....is also ONe of THE importANt topics ON THE
program. Stultz, as THE autopsy has..
Reno, Nevada Saturday, July 06, 1929  727 k

Monessen Daily Independent - 8/6/1931
...someONe declared "it's hot enough to FRY AN EGG." THEy cracked AN EGG ON
THE SIDEWALK. In.....arc headed west, seeking work. YES, TJIE EGG FRIED (By
United Press) AlbANy, Ore.....hut five little children crumpled ON THE SIDEWALK,
that had beer; THEir playj ground.....comes ON some blistering afternoON, let
THE chlldren help you nuike AN Icert beverage..
Monessen, Pennsylvania Thursday, August 06, 1931  1090 k

Edwardsville Intelligencer - 7/8/1936
...S. D., July W. E. Young bet he could FRY AN EGG ON THE SIDEWALK. THE EGG
lay ON THE.....off, a spectator laid a THErmometer ON THE SIDEWALK ANd it
registered 140 degrees. Oak.....extended downstate speaking tour ANd told THE
United Press he believed THE respONse to.....1926 as 100. THE mark compared with
79.7 ON THE first of April, indicating that THE..
Edwardsville, Illinois Wednesday, July 08, 1936  732 k

Monessen Daily Independent - 7/10/1936
...HOT, but offered to wager Hupple that an EGG would not FRY on the SIDEWALK
at the.....yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock to FRY an EGG on the SIDEWALK,
thought George Hupple.....suit for EGG Fries On SIDEWALK Here It was HOT enough
in Monessen.....eight minutes were allotted to allow the EGG: to cook. While a
crowd of about fifty..
Monessen, Pennsylvania Friday, July 10, 1936  896 k

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune - 7/14/1936
...escaped with only a burned hand. FRY EGG On SIDEWALK Here "EGGs fried on
the.....Vandcrwall said. "It is both terrifically HOT and terrifically dry,
with temperatures.....at the store, fried a hen's EGG on the SIDEWALK shortly
after o'clock this afternoon.....migration of fish would mean the escape of FRY
and fingerlings in the lake by the two..
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Tuesday, July 14, 1936  778 k

Indiana Evening Gazette - 11/12/1917
...and I'll let Bobby drive me in. if he will. SO HOT, let's sit out here a
littie while and.....was found. Evaporation Cools Food. You can FRY an EGG on a
rock In tie Imperial Valley.....no strength, no appetite and a bad covgli. SO
thru ;i goci; of the time I was unfit for.....weakens the system lowers the
vitality SO; that you are much more liable to con..
Indiana, Pennsylvania Monday, November 12, 1917  885 k

   (An old yolk.--B. P)
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