It was a grape flavored tootsie pop, Each one tells the boy to ask someone else, explaining that they’d bite a tootsie pop every time they lick one. Conveniently, the edge of a tootsie pop is about one centimeter from the center. Must record number of licks truthfully. My tootsie pop appeared to be of average shape and size, as they were formed in a mold to minimize the standard deviation in physical dimensions.
Center lick pop tootsie. Jinzi mac huang, m. Elsewhere, a group at purdue university actually. Abc news reported that tootsie roll got in on the fun too, and sent the research team boxes of lollipops to aid in their studies. Owl: a good question.
Why were the number of licks so variable?
I also resisted temptation to suck on the candy, which would certainly have skewed my results. I believe the researchers are calculating the mechanics of *reducing* a hard candy to its center, not just getting to the center on one side or in one place.