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Why American children hate vegetables.

October 23rd, 2008 by · 36 Comments

It started in the mid-1950s, when the Evil Grey Hellspawn Jolly Green Giant first appeared to sponsor the Mickey Rooney Show:

The association between vegetable and leering plant-demon* was forever etched in the young American mind.

And then, for the final nail in the vege-coffin, came THIS.

(* did someone say plant-demon?)

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