It's National Lollipop Day today, and various confectioners are giving away the sweet on a stick.
In Campbell, has more than 25 different types of lollies and is giving away a free lollipop throughout the day, while supplies last.
in Campbell is also giving away the sticky pop.
*Did you know...
- There is some speculation that lollipops were invented during the American Civil War (1861–1865). Others believe some version of the lollipop has been around since the early 1800's.
- This sweet has different names, including lollipop, pop, lolly, sucker, or sticky-pop.
- They're not just sweet. Some lollies have been used as diet aids and as a means to give children their medicine.
Five Songs (and their videos) Named After Lollipops
- "Lollipop" by the Chordettes
- "Lollipop" remix by Squeak E. Clean & Desert Eagles (from the feature film "Whip It")
- "Lollipop" by MIKA
*Information from Wikipedia.