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Old 09-13-2016, 03:48 PM
sitchensis sitchensis is offline
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Originally Posted by DPRK View Post
Snopes and other sources claim that the legend has been around since the 1930s ("The rumor that Tootsie Pop wrappers featuring an Indian can be redeemed for free candy has dogged the Tootsie Roll company since Indian on Tootsie Roll wrapper shortly after the introduction of the chewy-centered lollipops in 1931")
It doesn't answer your question, but the company had 85 years to change the image and chose to keep it.

I remember the rumor from the 80's but I'm sure it was older.

Last edited by sitchensis; 09-13-2016 at 03:49 PM.