Who invented noodles?

posted by Jason Kottke Oct 19, 2005

4000 year-old pot of noodles found in China, settling (for now) the "hotly contested" question of who invented the noodle.

Reader comments

Brian VanOct 19, 2005 at 10:09AM

Keith Richards was wondering where he put that...

Rey DhunyOct 19, 2005 at 10:22AM

More importantly, it could settle who invented the Pot Noodle!

Jonathan DobresOct 19, 2005 at 11:16AM

We followers of the great Flying Spaghetti Monster now have incontrovertible proof that world is roughly 4000 years old, as the First Noodle indicates.

MegOct 19, 2005 at 12:06PM

It belonged to the first university student. It is ancient Ramen.

sixfoot6Oct 19, 2005 at 3:40PM

Indeed, the Appendage of the great FSM was noodling at least 2,000 years before Christ.

BrockOct 20, 2005 at 7:44AM

I think we just need to accept that prior to the 16th Century, China invented EVERYTHING first.

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