My Roommate and my GF tried come tell me the other day the Lifesavers were originally made so that if youngsters started to choke on lock they would have a possibility to breath thru the feet in the middle. Likewise acorriding come them that"s whereby they acquired the name.I really doubted this and also insisted that it to be an metropolitan Legend however they swore up and down the this to be true. Has actually anybody ever before heard of this b4?

Pure BS, follow to Uncle John"s restroom Reader component II. This is kind of just how the story goes(I left mine copy in the bathroom earlier home) In the beforehand 1900"s most mints we"re made in England. Some dude want to make candy in the US and also he visited a donut maker. The donutmaker might only make the mint/candy if it had actually a hole in the middle. The inventor, then thought about a an excellent name, and also came up with the name Lifesavers.

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hmmm maybe because they look choose "life-savers" or life-preservers. You know the points you throw out to those actors off the boat. Dev

hehe... Archangel... Part hoe i think there story is a bit an ext beliveble... Check out image: /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I think there space a couple of people in this forum who"ve choked top top LifeSavers and deprived their brain of oxygen because that a few minutes. Ns won"t name any kind of names, but....

Whatever, I"m just saying that the candy device chose the name lifesaver, because the candy looked like a damn life preserver. If you desire to believe those hoe"s walk for it, or some retarded story around breathing through them, be my guest. I"m gaining it directly from the toilet reader.

I when got assaulted by a ravenous gerbil (don"t ask) and also the only means I coukd escape was by sucking part lifesavers until they had actually sharp edges and then making use of them together mini-shuriken. Therefore yes, they can save her life.

sound favor polo"s....the mint v the hole.not to it is in confuzzed v Polo, the VW car that is one step brief of the Golf, a pretty VW car, that need to not it is in confuzzed through golf, the game for people with too lot time on their hands, and a liking for nasty sweaters and tanktops.

quote: Life Savers were invented in 1912 through Clarence Crane, a Cleveland chocolate device who wanted a sweet product the wouldn"t melt in the summer heat. He determined on a peppermint hard candy in the shape of a circle v a hole in the middle. Since the mints looked like miniature life preservers, he dubbed them Life Savers and also registered the trademark. The an initial flavor to be introduced by Life Savers to be Pep-O-Mint in 1912. Said ya Starhawk... Watch image: /infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

They room salvation when you"re experiencing from negative cotton mouth and the munchies... If you understand what ns mean.

Did friend slit the rabid hamster"s neck or litter the shruiken?...and just how much sucking did it take it to obtain to just the appropriate sharpness?enquiring minds desire to know

I have actually heard the this happening. Happened to my old scout master son once he was a baby. He was sucking top top a life saver and swallowed it. It to be rolling around and also would periodically straighten the end and enable air come pass. It liquified after a minute or two and also he was ok.

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