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Offline Exodus

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A stick of rock.
« on: 08/05/2003 12:30:34 »
Does anyone know where the stick of rock you buy at seaside towns originates from, and why it became such a tradition?

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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #1 on: 08/05/2003 22:10:44 »
Are you talking about the cylindrical candy?  I had some while visiting Arundel Castle almost 35 years ago.  Mine was pink on the outside and white on the inside with some printing embedded.  Wasn't it called Liverpool rock, or something like that?  Funny what we remember.


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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #2 on: 09/05/2003 14:25:29 »
thats the one, i just don't understand why it became traditional to seaside resorts.

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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #3 on: 09/05/2003 22:08:27 »
That must be a tradition solely for the english, I've never seen a "stick of rock" before.
 

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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #4 on: 21/02/2004 04:07:03 »
Yep, sticks of rock...the seaside staple diet...now also available in a whole myriad of colours and flavours, very sticky....what about Candy Floss ?....that is an international delicay is it not ?...how did that originate too ?......Gosh !!..just realised that it's been 9 months since this topic was raised !!

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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #5 on: 21/02/2004 08:06:07 »
Candy floss....lol...that's Brit-speak for cotton candy, right?



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« Reply #6 on: 21/02/2004 19:01:33 »
......yup.....sweet cotton wool eh ? on a stick or in a bag.....yummmy !!

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Re: A stick of rock.
« Reply #7 on: 22/02/2004 18:55:41 »
Hey, they sell it from vendor carts on the streets her at Mardi Gras.
 

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