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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