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Food from the past: The invention of the pop top beer can

    Words sometimes like food can be digested with delight.  In 1963 Schlitz started nationally using pop-top cans for their beer. Three years later cans were out-selling beer in bottles. Pulitzer Prize writer John Updike wrote a thirst-quenching bit for The New Yorker in 1964 about the progress of man using the beer can as a simile.  This is one meaty morsel of literature to bite into.