Why Are Cigarettes Called Squares?

Answer

People sometimes will call cigarettes squares because they come in a square box. Saying square is easier than actually saying the word cigarette. So in other words it is slang.
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Squares- A cigarette, or pack of cigarettes. "Just got a fresh box o'squares.The
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The term evolved from the square cigarette papers used to roll cigarettes.
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Seems like you already have the answer.
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They are called cigarettes because they are a mini cigar, so they are called cigar "ettes", "ette" meaning a smaller version. :)
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