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Where does the term "Lazy Susan" come from?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    From the web according to my findings Thomas Jefferson first invented the "lazy susan" in the 1800 which was also at that time called a dumbwaiter but later the dubwaiter became a name for an elevator in a house between floors The "lazy susan" is a round piece of wood to either be put in a cabinet or on the table to circulate food to have easy access to the particular item you are trying to find

    Source(s): wikipedia
  • Kdude
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    1 decade ago

    Susan was a lazy girl who complained everytime she had to pass the potatoes. So they developed the "Lazy Susan" and named it after her.

    I am making that up but it sounds good.

    Peace.

  • 1 decade ago

    the term "lazy Susan" is probably from long ago when a chick named Susan was very lazy!! <<LOL>>

  • 1 decade ago

    my sister she is the laziest susan you ever want to meet , but it is also a cabinetry term for spining circular racks in cabinets

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    my daughter's name is Susan, but i don't think everyone know her.

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