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Why Is That Rotating Tray a Lazy Susan, not an Apathetic Amy?

The lazy Susan is a circular tray that spins to make food service easier, but the origins of the name are a bit murky. We get to the bottom of this and other curious questions about the appliances in your home.

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Why Is That Rotating Tray a Lazy Susan, not an Apathetic Amy?
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    What is a Lazy Susan? The History Behind the Tray, and its Name

    What is a Lazy Susan? The History Behind the Tray, and its Name

    If your home has a corner cabinet, odds are it has a Lazy Susan tucked away inside. Perhaps there is one atop the center of your dining room table, …

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