Friday, September 20, 2013


Since medieval times, people have enjoyed sugar on a stick. The modern lollipop came into existence in the early 1800s. With the civil war candy on a stick was available across the US. By the early 20th century, several companies produced hard candy on a stick. 

Early 1920 - 1930s, the name lollipop was trademarked but more companies than ever produced suckers. Varieties included fruit flavors in a choice of colors. 

The large circular lollipop became a representation of a happy childhood with regular references in comics and featured as a kid's delight in silent and early talking films. 

Still a favorite, the large a rainbow lollipop represents the best of childhood and brings sweet memories to many generations. 

Singing: Lollipop

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