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~ Friday, April 18, 2003
 
SWEET TOOTH

30 traditional British sweets which used to be sold in jars:

1 bonbons
2 hoarhounds
3 barley sugar
4 bull's eyes
5 soor plooms
6 sports mixture
7 chocolate limes
8 ginger creams
9 pan drops
10 strawberry sherbets
11 fairy drops
12 kola cubes
13 Berwick cockles
14 coulter's candy
15 Everton mints
16 sherbet lemons
17 pomfret cakes
18 kop kopps
19 midget gems
20 pear drops
21 rhubarb rock
22 American hard gums
23 comfits
24 brandy drops
25 satins
26 butternuts
27 granny sookers
28 poor bens
29 rosebuds
30 wine gums

Source: various. You can still buy most of these.

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