Sprinkles or sugar strands are very small pieces of confectionery used as a
decoration or to ... The candy company Just Born cites its founder, Sam Born, as
inventing the "chocolate" sprin...
Jimmies, the chocolate sprinkles used on confections, are so named as a ...
styled 'jimmies,' while others assert only the brown ones are called that, with ...
It is believed that jimmies are named for Jimmy Bartholomew, a man who worked
for the Just Born company where ice cream sprinkles were invented. An urban ...
Mar 13, 2011 ... ... jimmies , the long-established localism for chocolate sprinkles, in a ... dubious:
Chocolate sprinkles, so called, were already popular in the ...
Jun 21, 2015 ... “I've heard them called jimmies … It's after Jim Crow,'' said Carly Fishkin, 25, who
grew up in Wellesley and prefers to call them sprinkles.
Jun 22, 2015 ... There is dissent as to whether the term strictly applies to chocolate sprinkles, but
far more importantly, there is disagreement over whether the ...
Jul 3, 2008 ... Some people maintain that sprinkles are multicolored and jimmies ... Really? I'm
from the shoe as well and we've always called them jimmies.
Aug 2, 2016 ... "Jimmies," the New England term for chocolate sprinkles, used to ... 18th century
and were called "nonpareils," the Mr. Sprinkles website noted.
Dec 2, 2009 ... 'Jimmies' was a word that has derived from sprinkles. It has been said that
sprinkles were called Jimmies after a gentleman called Jimmy who ...
Aug 11, 2000 ... How did chocolate sprinkles get the nickname jimmies - trivia question ... of
chocolate covered with white sugar sprinkles called a nonpareil?