jparish at SIUE.EDU jparish at SIUE.EDU
Sun Apr 4 02:25:11 UTC 2010

Bill Palmer wrote:
> Don't know Cho-Cho, but we had a similarly shaped and paper wrapped
> sugar cone w/ vanilla ice cream, thin chocolate coating, and crushed
> peanuts sort of embedded at the wide end of the cone.  Called a "Nutty
> Buddy".

I remember those from my childhood, but we called them "drumsticks". (I
don't know whether that should be capitalized.)

(I also remember Creamsicles, but my childhood was peripatetic enough that
I don't know where we were when I encountered them.)

Jim Parish

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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