The Problem’s Been Licked.

One of the last items of Halloween candy to go (before you get to those horrible peanut-butter things in the orange and black wrappers) is the Tootsie Roll Pop. So I’m taking that as an excuse to share this old commercial for Tootsie Roll Pops which I’m sure brings back memories for many of us. And here’s a true story: a friend of mine made a serious effort to find out how many licks it really does take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop. His count was four-hundred and thirty-seven.

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