Downright Spooky

Welcome to Hallowe’en Week! Today, a factoid that’ll get your teeth aching: How old is Candy Corn?

Well, the stuff I have in my pantry’s at least 5 years old (no one will eat it!) but Candy Corn was actually invented

in the (get this…)

1880′s! YES!

And believe it or not, they did a poll on how to eat the gosh-awful stuff: (Someone has way too much time on their hands)

And because I know you always want to go in depth with my historic blog posts, here’s more than you care to know about Candy Corn:

And I can’t leave you without a vintage postcard, can I?

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