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What candy bar was named after a horse?

Question #10032. Asked by Angeleyz.
Last updated Jul 27 2021.

l3i7l
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l3i7l
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Answer has 9 votes.

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Where does the name SNICKERS come from?
SNICKERS was named after the Mars family's favorite horse. link https://www.rewindandcapture.com/why-is-snickers-called-snickers

Response last updated by satguru on Jul 26 2021.
Feb 02 2001, 5:14 AM
BelperJon
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BelperJon
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Answer has 2 votes.
A chocolate bar. Marathon became Snickers.

Sep 16 2003, 8:27 AM
Linus_337
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Linus_337
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I have heard this before - "Snickers" was the name of a beloved pet horse owned by the Mars family. Reference to follow if I can dig one up.

Ta-da!!

link https://www.rewindandcapture.com/why-is-snickers-called-snickers/

Response last updated by CmdrK on Jul 27 2021.
Sep 17 2003, 7:07 AM
Kainantu
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Kainantu

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Response last updated by CmdrK on Jul 27 2021.
Jun 19 2004, 3:48 AM
MrsAce
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MrsAce
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The original Snickers candy bar was introduced in 1929 by Frank and Ethel Mars, reportedly named after their family's favorite horse.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snickers

Mar 23 2005, 1:41 PM
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julieanne123 star
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That would be Snickers.

link http://www.snickers.com/history.asp

The site shows the picture of the horse, but I guess it doesn't come right out and state that the bar was named after a horse.

Here you go...

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snickers

Aug 05 2007, 12:24 PM
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