Antedating of "Jelly Bean" 1886
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Fri May 21 03:12:47 UTC 2004
Newspaper archive, 1886.
Decatur(IL) Daily Republican, 20 Dec. 1886. 5/5-6. Ad for Christmas
Candies, most of which thankfully died an early death.
<<Butter Scotch/French Mottoes, Chocolate, Lemon and Cream Caramels, Old
Time Mixed Candy, Anchor Stick Candy, Red, Blue and Yellow Sugar Sand, Creme
Sugar Birds and Animals(ed-yummy :( ), Cream Pears, Cream MIce, Cream
Babies, Jelly Beans and many other varieties.>>
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From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
To: <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 10:00 PM
Subject: Antedating of "Jelly Bean"
> jelly bean (OED 1905, Popik Historical Dictionary of Food Terms 1896)
> 1894 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 10 Nov. 5 (ProQuest)
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