HUNGARY: Rum

Hungary's socialized candy industry last week polled "elite schoolchildren" to find out just how to flavor the new "Elite Pupil" candy bar (target for the first year of the Five-Year Plan: 1,000,000). The children sampled bars of orange, vanilla and rum flavors. The country kids liked vanilla; those in Budapest, rum. So there will be two kinds. Said a Communist official of the candy trust: "Candies are no longer the monopoly of the wealthy capitalist children."

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