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15 Things You Didn't Know About Chick-Fil-A

You know that it's closed on Sundays, but did you know about the secret menu?

1. Chick-fil-A has a secret menu.

According to #HacktheMenu, the secret menu includes a buffalo chicken sandwich (just ask for buffalo sauce on your spicy chicken sandwich), a root beer float, and at some locations, a blueberry cheesecake shake (ask them to blend a piece of blueberry cheesecake into a vanilla shake) or even a chicken quesadilla (at some locations in the Southwest).

2. Despite Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy's disparaging comments against marriage equality in 2012, the company's profits have actually gone up.

3. You can buy a Chick-fil-A–branded MP3 player in the Chick-fil-A store for $29.95. Really.

4. Chick-fil-A invented the fast food chicken sandwich.

5. The capital "A" in Chick-fil-A is capitalized on purpose. It's meant to symbolize "top quality" or "Grade A."

6. The Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich was originally known as the chicken steak sandwich, but the name was changed because it was too general to trademark.

7. Over the past few years, Chick-fil-A has been trying to make its ingredients healthier... but has been keeping it relatively quiet over fears that customers might notice a change in taste.

8. The amount of chicken sandwiches Chick-fil-A sold in 2010 would span a distance just shy of the Earth's circumference if you laid them from end to end.

9. Chick-fil-A's namesake sauce is actually a combination of honey mustard, barbeque, and ranch sauce.

10. If Chick-fil-A nuggets were bricks, it would take about two years to sell enough to build another Great Wall of China.

11. The Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich was originally developed for a different restaurant.

12. Chick-fil-A is the largest purchaser of Sunkist lemons in the world.

13. It took Chick-fil-A 11 years to develop the grill for making its grilled chicken sandwich.

14. According to Chick-fil-A, the recipe for the original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich remains locked in a safe in its Atlanta headquarters.

15. Whenever a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opens, the first 100 customers receive "a year's worth"* of Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich meals.