What Did the First Candy Conversation Hearts Say?


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The colorful candy hearts known as conversation hearts are marketed under the brand name of Sweethearts, which were first introduced in 1902 with sayings such as "Be Mine," "True Love," "Kiss Me" and "Be Good." These hearts were preceded by round wafer candies with wedding slogans imprinted on them.

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What Did the First Candy Conversation Hearts Say?
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These wedding slogans included such sayings as "Married in pink, he will take a drink" and "Married in satin, love will not be lasting." These candies were made on the same press as NECCO wafers and came in the same colors and flavors. Modern Sweethearts have more updated sayings printed on them, including "Text Me" and "Tweet Me."

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