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The M in M&M and the Tootsie in Tootsie Roll
Are you getting ready for the candy stash that Halloween brings? Whether you’re hoping for chocolate or hard candies, we’re sure you have your favorites. But have you ever thought about what the names on the wrappers mean? Here’s the history behind the names of a few popular confections: • Believe it or not, one of the most beloved candy bars is named after a horse. The …
Meet The Man Responsible For The Letter “J”
From its humble beginnings as a Roman numeral to its eventual tenth position in the English alphabet, J has had quite a linguistic journey. When was J added to the alphabet? J is a bit of a late bloomer; after all, it was the last letter added to the alphabet. It is no coincidence that I and J stand side by side—they actually started out as the same …
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