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the dark story of Skippy

September 15th, 2009 (11:02 am)
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I never knew there was a terrible story behind the naming of Skippy peanut butter.

And I mean it: really, really terrible. The kind of terrible you can only get when you combine an unscrupulous business and a powerful government.


Posted by: madripoor_rose (madripoor_rose)
Posted at: September 15th, 2009 04:03 pm (UTC)

Oh. my. god. That is horrible. And makes me sort of glad we always bought Jif.

Posted by: Mara (marag)
Posted at: September 15th, 2009 04:25 pm (UTC)

::stares:: Wow. I'm glad I don't eat peanut butter! But on the few occasions that I buy it, I'll be sure to never buy Skippy. ::shudders::

Posted by: Vvalkyri (vvalkyri)
Posted at: September 15th, 2009 05:11 pm (UTC)

Good God that's awful

Posted by: Elspeth (elspethdixon)
Posted at: September 15th, 2009 06:18 pm (UTC)

Damn. That's even worse than what DC did to Fawcett over Captain Marvel. Exponentially worse, in fact -- I can't believe they actually manipulated/bribed the IRS into auditing him.

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