The temperatures plummeted overnight and Frank discovered the “frozen drink on a stick” the next morning.
Somehow, he kept this idea to himself for 18 years and he eventually introduced it at the Neptune Beach amusement park in California. Seeing that people clearly were into the frozen confectionery, he applied for a patent under the name “the Epsicle ice pop”.
Apparently his kids suggested he change it to “Popsicle”.
Those other brand names? Right here, via Five Words You Didn’t Know Were Actually Brand Names | Primer.
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