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- ‘Give him extra fluids (such as water, Popsicles, Jell-O, or juices).’
- ‘Children may enjoy Popsicles, Jell-O, ice cream, or applesauce.’
- ‘Can you get me some Popsicle sticks from up front?’
- ‘Some doctors say that children over 2 years old can have Gatorade, soda, clear soups, tea, Jell-o, and Popsicles.’
- ‘There were coffee cakes, Popsicles and peanut butter cookies.’
- ‘The corndog and the Popsicle each took up a three full pages, the Belgian waffle barely one page.’
- ‘They use small ‘bows’ made from Popsicle sticks and rosined horsehair and draw them back and forth across the piano's strings to produce melodies, drones, and staccato rhythmic figures.’
- ‘‘Like we used to do with Popsicle sticks,’ I said, ‘but on a grander scale.’’
- ‘Some are ‘handmade,’ such as the reindeer, made of Popsicle sticks and ribbons.’
- ‘While we'd do our best to make Popsicle stick Eiffel towers on France Day, nobody ever really got into it.’
1920s: fanciful formation.
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