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Cave Pops?

That’s when they were invented, but after the Industrial Revolution lollipops  became Big Business and some people are still becoming rich with them.

The first semblance of LOLLIPOPS  is the ants-and-honey on a stick enjoyed by people when the world was new. 

You know, folks still enjoy these stick-treats in Africa and around the world. At American state and county fairs these days, vendors make as many different foods on a stick as possible! Steak on a stick, ice cream on a stick, taco on a stick, all kinds of foods.

Lollies are also related to anything eat from a string, because people did not always have sticks. When people began making dipped candles with cloth or twined material wicks, they found they could dip a string into honey or sugar water and lick it. If they left the string in the sugar water, it hardened into rock candy.  We can still fine rock candy on a swizzle stick today, for lemonade and other drinks.


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