12 Interesting Facts About McDonald’s


You hear McDonald’s and you think about the golden arches and a meal of burgers, fries and cola. Here are some very interesting, and little-known facts about the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. McDonald’s serves some 68 million customers every day through its 36,000 outlets located in over 119 countries across the globe.

1. A Dogged Start

A dogged start
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Surprisingly, McDonald’s did not start out with their classic hamburger – despite it now being their most iconic menu item across the globe. The fast food chain’s first menu item was actually hot dogs – which ironically, they no longer serve now.

2. No Ponying Round the McDrive

No ponying round the McDrive
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Ever seen someone on horseback go through a McDrive? No? Well, that may be due to the fact that McDonald’s drive-thru staff won’t serve people if they come on horseback.So no point passing by with your prized pony if you’re not going to get your fast food fix.