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738 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 17 years ago by falconwing

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The oldest business in the United States of America is the cymbal company Zildjian which was founded in Constantinople in 1623 (preferred by most drummers.)


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17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 6/29/02 - 7:35:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, I didn't know that.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 6/29/02 - 11:04:59 PM EST (GMT-5)
I had no freaking clue
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 6/29/02 - 11:09:53 PM EST (GMT-5)
Hmmm.... I didn't know that... and i still don't care
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 6/29/02 - 11:15:36 PM EST (GMT-5)
haha, that's awesome. i've got some band friends who use their cymbles. they're everywhere. pretty cool.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 6/30/02 - 6:48:14 AM EST (GMT-5)
I didn't know that. That is a fascinating piece of trivia indeed!
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Wednesday 7/10/02 - 6:09:31 AM EST (GMT-5)
Prostitution is the oldest business in America - sorry to be such a smart ass!
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Wednesday 7/10/02 - 6:15:50 AM EST (GMT-5)
wow... neat.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Wednesday 7/10/02 - 6:32:28 AM EST (GMT-5)
you think prostitution is "neat" raineshower? I didnt know it was legal in Canada...
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Wednesday 7/10/02 - 3:26:27 PM EST (GMT-5)
where is Constantinople in the US? I thought it was in what is now Turkey?
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Wednesday 7/24/02 - 8:13:52 AM EST (GMT-5)
That's great but, uh...why!
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 8/2/02 - 1:29:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
Istanbul was Constantinople, now it's Istanbul was Constantinople.. it's nobody's business but the Turks!
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 8/2/02 - 1:30:52 PM EST (GMT-5)
YES! They might be Gaints!!!!!!!!!! Ha Ha thats cool. cymbols are hte oldest buisness.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 8/2/02 - 1:35:56 PM EST (GMT-5)
lol i didnt know that, how cool:P
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Sunday 9/22/02 - 10:33:01 PM EST (GMT-5)
The oldest business is officially the first one on the New York Stock Exchange which is still on there and that's the Bank of New York
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Sunday 9/22/02 - 11:06:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
Lol @ flutterby. I've never heard of it, but still, how awesome!
12 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 7/19/07 - 11:29:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'm glad I learned this. It will probably be very useful information someday.
12 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 7/19/07 - 11:32:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
Nope. But that's nice to know, I guess.
12 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 7/20/07 - 11:45:32 AM EST (GMT-5)
I did not know that
12 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 7/20/07 - 3:32:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
Nope, but it's interesting. I can't even think of any other brands of cymbals.
12 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 7/20/07 - 3:54:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
I knew that Zidjian has been around since the 17th century, but I wasn't aware it would be the oldest.



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