Fun Fact Friday

FunFactFriday

Happy Friday!  I’m SO looking forward to a nice, relaxing weekend – any exciting plans?

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Did you know that Cheerios were originally called CheeriOats?  The name was changed to its current form after a trade dispute with Quaker Oats. 

Which do you prefer, Cheerios or CheeriOats?

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    Annie
    July 15, 2011 at 9:31 am

    I had no idea! I love the name it is now: cheerios. It’s so cute 🙂

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    Dawn {The Alternative Wife}
    July 15, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Really??? That’s so interesting. And it makes sense. Thanks for the fact. Something I can throw around this weekend 🙂

    Have a great one! xoxo

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    Amanda
    July 15, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Cheerio’s! If it was CheeriOats, you couldn’t sing the song….

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    Layla
    July 15, 2011 at 11:08 am

    I eat Trader Joe’s O’s, so I’ll just go with O’s. 🙂

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    Elle
    July 15, 2011 at 11:37 am

    I’ve heard of that before. It won’t change my opinion towards it, I still love it. Though CheeriOats just makes it sound that much more healthier.

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    shannon
    July 15, 2011 at 11:42 am

    that’s funny! who knew. tough to think of them as anything other than cheerios!

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    Kim
    July 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    Definitely Cheerios! The honey nut variety is my husband’s favorite cereal. Have a great weekend 🙂

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    Nicky
    July 15, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Great blog! I love food blogs, I love food! ;P 🙂 Have a great weekend! XO

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    Meister @ The Nervous Cook
    July 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    That is a kind of fun fact! I do like “CheeriOats,” though — it sounds more… cheery? I also like the thought of Honey Nut CheeriOats. Kinda cute.

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    Kelsey @ Snacking Squirrel
    July 15, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    hehe i agree with the above statement- its because they are CHEERY <3

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    Butter
    July 16, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    I kind of like “CheeriOats” – the T serves as kind of an anchor, reminding that you’re talking about a cereal, and not pretending to be an American character pretending to be British.

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    Chic 'n Cheap Living
    July 17, 2011 at 2:45 am

    It is a good thing because I love the current name! Happy weekend dear’

    xoxo,

    Chic ‘n Cheap Living

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