Lolly Pop was a horse

AT THE end of the 19th century most sweets were too big and dangerous for young children. They were sold without wrapping and caused a sticky mess, so many parents kept their children away from sweets.

AT THE end of the 19th century most sweets were too big and dangerous for young children. They were sold without wrapping and caused a sticky mess, so many parents kept their children away from sweets.

George Smith of Connecticut in the US solved the problem by putting the sweet on a stick. He named his invention after a famous racehorse of the time, Lolly Pop. -

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