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Paul Reade Folklore: Children's sweets (16) Folklore: Children's sweets 16 Dec 14


In these days of universal mass marketing it's nice to see everyday products which are still known by a variety of local names.

Someone recently mentioned "sherbet" powder - you dipped a liquorice stick in it and then sucked it. When I was a kid in Oldham we always called it "kali" (pronounced "kale-eye"), and liquorice was also called "Spanish".

Any other local variations?


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