Can you imagine hot summers without refreshing ice-cream? Amazingly ice-cream popsicles are a recent 20th century invention.

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In 1905, 11 year-old Frank Epperson from San Francisco accidently invented what we today call ice-cream popsicles.

Frank left a mixture of powder flavored soda water with a stir stick in it out on the porch. It was a cold evening and it froze. This is where the idea of the frozen treat on a stick came up.

The popsicle word was born out of “lollypop” and “icicle” and it caught on. Thank God for summers and Epperson for his ice-creams popsicles!

 

Source: www.todayifoundout.com

 

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