Where does come from?
Want some pretzel history … here you go!
Pretzels go back to European monasteries of the Middle Ages, when dough was rolled out and twisted into bite-size knots.
The pretzel emoji looks a lot like the kind of mass-produced pretzels you buy in bags at the grocery store, and while those certainly satisfy cravings for something crunchy and salty … a pillowy, fresh-baked pretzel is another animal. Over the years, in a attempt to gourmet-up the modest treat, pretzels have taken on all kinds of flavoring partners, from cheese to chocolate, spices to sweet glazes. And don’t forget all the pretzel dips. Swoon.
Why did it take so long to get a pretzel emoji? It only came about in 2017, as part of Unicode 10.0 and Emoji 5.0, well after the bread, pizza, and hot dog emoji appeared. What gives? Oh well, we have it’s emoji deliciousness now so use it tastefully, friends.
Who uses ?
You can almost smell the warm chewy goodness from this page, right? From fresh-baked treats to snappy, salty crisps, the modest pretzel is celebrated all over social media by those who love them. And … to love them is to eat them.
— Schnitzel Platz (@SchnitzelPlatz) December 12, 2018
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The pretzel emoji is also used to sell beer and wine and in posts about German and other European foods and cultures.
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— ellen coughlan (@EllenCoughlan01) December 11, 2018
— The Circus Berlin (@TheCircusBerlin) December 11, 2018
Year 3/4 ended their topic with a European Feast… and what a feast it was! Thank you to all that came to support and provided delicious treats! 🇳🇱🍰🇩🇪🍪🇮🇹🥨🍕🥐 pic.twitter.com/076gZZWQML
— Midsomer Norton PS (@MSNPrimary) December 12, 2018
The pretzel emoji is also used when the thing being celebrated is … perhaps … a very distant, yummy, delicious cousin to the pretzel.
Omg 😍😋🐷🙌🏼. I’m happy 😃. If you follow my stories you’ll know how much I’ve been wanting one 😆🙌🏼. Finally my Reece’s Pretzel 🥨 rod 😋🙌🏼. Found at Marcelines in Downtown Disney ❤️ and Poohs corner. Sooo soo good!!! oh and a good thing about these is… https://t.co/YXZMQ5gS0u pic.twitter.com/lmWCBRTYPj
— Everythingdisney.55 (@everythingdis55) December 10, 2018