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Why do they call it "Dr Pepper"?

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Dr. Pepper created it?

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Dr. Pecker ?
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From the Dr. Pepper website FAQ...

"A pharmacist named Charles Alderton created Dr Pepper in 1885. Alderton worked at a drugstore in Waco, Texas owned by Wade Morrison. Legend has it that Morrison named it "Dr. Pepper" after the father of a young girl he was once in love with."

http://www.drpepper.com/text/faq/#a

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