Miscellany: Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Pops
If there ever was a "baseline" candy, it's a Tootsie Roll. Very few people love them, but they're chocolatey enough that few people hate them, either. With Halloween coming round the corner, they'll be rolling around in the bottom of trick-or-treaters candy bags, waiting for the day when they are "the only thing left" and gobbled up by a hungry fifth-grader.
And then there were the commercials:
Tootsie Pops always compete with their archenemy, Charms Blow Pops, for supremacy in the oversized-stuffing-filled lollipop world. I tend to go with the Charms varieties merely because the flavors taste better, but I have to admit, the jagged center of a Blow Pop usually shreds my mouth to ribbons. Anyway, here's a very memorable ad about Tootsie Pops: