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Lazy Susan - Wikipedia


A Lazy Susan (or Lazy Suzy) is a turntable (rotating tray) placed on a table or countertop to aid ... Edison's daughters, the earliest use of these "serviettes" or " butler's a...

Back Story: Who was Susan, and was she truly lazy? | L.A. at Home ...


Mar 25, 2010 ... If you love a domestic mystery, consider the case of the Lazy Susan. ... ago, a sloth named Susan inspired the entire galaxy of twirling servers.

How did "lazy Susan'' come to be used for the rotating tray?


Jun 17, 2002 ... The device itself predates the name "lazy Susan,'' as many antique ... Dumbwaiters were so called because they quietly (hence "dumb'') took ...

Q: Who named the Lazy Susan? A: A copywriter In... - tribunedigital ...


Jun 9, 1996 ... Although it is an Americanism, the Lazy Susan does have European roots. According to "The Encyclopedia of Furniture" (Crown Publishers, ...

Lazy Susan « The Word Detective


Jul 1, 2014 ... What goes around comes around, half gone. Dear Word Detective: How did the Lazy Susan get its name? -- Hannah. And why isn't it called a ...

The Lazy Susan, the Classic Centerpiece of Chinese Restaurants, Is ...


Feb 21, 2014 ... A popular book of food anthropology even called it an “ethically ideal table ... Technically, the “Lazy Susan revolving table” isn't a table at all.

Google Answers: Detailed history of the Lazy Susan


I'm looking for a detailed history of the Lazy Susan, also called Turntable(http:// www.woodohio.com/gallery_lazysusans.html for some images), ...

The History of the Lazy Susan | Native Trails


We commissioned artisans to craft a copper lazy susan for our decor line, and its popularity soon called for additional sizes and materials.

World Wide Words: Lazy Susan


Apr 24, 2010 ... The origins of 'lazy Susan' were recently described as a domestic mystery. ... But nobody knows who named it or who Susan might have been.

What is the origin of the term 'Lazy Susan'? - Quora


Aug 31, 2015 ... Has to be a little smaller than the one you made for them because the standard ... Thus an inanimate device that took the place of a serving maid might be called a “Lazy Susan” because it served, but entirely in a passive or ...