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...
But even if Just Born didn't invent chocolate sprinkles, could they at least have
been the source that first called them "jimmies"? Beth Kimmerle, author of Candy:
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 ...
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 11, 2000 ... How did chocolate sprinkles get the nickname jimmies - trivia question ... of
chocolate covered with white sugar sprinkles called a nonpareil?
Jul 5, 2011 ... Jimmies don't just come in chocolate, so if the scolder had thought quickly ... the
many times I've asked for “colored” sprinkles on my vanilla cone.
May 26, 2010 ... Suckers vs. lollipops, subs vs. hoagies. It's these regional differences in food
nomenclature that can drive endless discussions. But what about ...
May 14, 2012 ... Good morning, sweeties. You know what? Today is a fantastic day: I just clicked "
save" on the file which contains the first draft of my second ...
In England, they are called “hundreds and thousands.” In Holland ... If you are in
New England, be sure to ask for “jimmies” and not sprinkles at the supermarket.
Nov 5, 2012 ... Rustle my jimmies may be referring to the sound chocolate sprinkles make ... also
been called toppettes, shots, fancies, trimettes and sprinkles.