27. February 1987 - Trinbagopan: ‘Spree’ Simon did not invent Pan
Last Updated on 29. October 2021
Description: Article from trinbagopan.com says Spree Simon bought the historical “first” pan, not made it himself.
“He (Spree Simon) was even given a National award as pan’s inventor.
But the fraud was unmasked on Tuesday when George Goddard, currently on contract with the TnT Government, blew the lid on it during a meeting held earlier this week in Barataria.
“The pan which took ‘Spree’ to glory, had actually been bought from a man named Andrew “Pan” De La Bastide for a shilling (24 cents),” Goddard stated.
“It was the first pan ever sold.”
February 27, 1987By TnT Mirror
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