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Re^7: poll ideas quest 2014 (chewing gum)

by Bethany (Scribe)
on Jul 11, 2014 at 00:24 UTC ( #1093157=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: poll ideas quest 2014 (chewing gum)
in thread poll ideas quest 2014

*giggle* I reckon it's implemented using a stack. No matter how many pieces of gum you push() in your mouth, you always end with a pop().
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Re^8: poll ideas quest 2014 (chewing gum)
by chacham (Prior) on Jul 11, 2014 at 03:06 UTC

    Kudos on a nice pun. Smooth and all that.

    Um, maybe i should chomp() some and take a crack at it.

      *applause* Wonderful! :-}

      Here's something more on topic. Cinnamon's been mentioned as a chewing gum flavor, but what about other spices? The first commercial chewing gum was Adams' "Black Jack" anise-seed gum, with a flavor similar to licorice. It's still made in very small quantities as a nostalgia item. In that same 1898 product line were clove-flavored gum (which I think was intended to be a more genteel alternative to chewing whole cloves) and a true oddity, (Doctor) Beeman's Pepsin gum, which contained a stomach enzyme which was supposed to aid the digestion.

      None of these are favorites of mine, nor to be truthful is chewing gum; I prefer chocolate and other candies. I mention them for trivia's sake.

        I love anise flavor, usually. I wonder how it is in gum. Thanx for the details.

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