From NPR news:
Egg McMuffin Creator Invented Breakfast-on-the-Go
Uhhh, guys? People have been getting Egg-And-Cheese-On-A-Roll-To-Go since WAY the hell before the Egg McMuffin.
I mean, I KNOW this is America, and our entire way of life and all-things-good must be credited to megacorporations like McDonald's, Wal-mart and Coca-Cola, but it's bullshit. The local deli and pizzeria had a whole hell of a lot more to do with it than McDonald's. McDonald's took the idea from Joe's Deli. About 30 years after the fact.
"All Things Bright and Beautiful, McDonald's Made Them All."