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What does the LL mean in LL Bean?

As an employee of L.L.Bean, I've always told customers that it stands for the L.L. in our company name. While the above is technically correct, I think the answer you're looking for is that the L.L. stands for Leon Leonwood… Full Answer

What are duck boots?

Duck boots are a type of shoe that were invented by Leonwood Bean in 1912. They are made of duck cloth canvas, which is waterproof, and a rubber bottom sole. LL Bean sells many of them. Full Answer

Who is or was L L Bean?

L.L. Bean, (Leon Leonwood Bean) was a man who loved the outdoors. Leon when hunting one time, and came home with extremely wet and cold feet, so he decided to create a boot that would be dry and comfortable. He… Full Answer

What is a baked bean?

A baked bean is actually a stewed haricot or navy bean that is stewed in tomato sauce most commonly. This recipe originated in Maine and was possibly first made by the Penobscot native peoples. Today they are commonly sold in… Full Answer