The Cracker Jacks
remained stuck in my teeth for the rest of the day.
"She looked at me sweetly and said, 'I don't need a fancy ring--you could give me a ring out of a Cracker Jack
box, and I would be happy," recalls Benton.
It's not recording, this is just a matchbox from a box of Cracker Jacks
. Tahoe is further west than Los Angeles.
Or bubblegum wrappers or magical tricks.//She doesn't keep cookies or cornsticks to munch/Or crispy salt crackers or celery to crunch.//She doesn't keep postcards or bent paper clips/Or yo-yos or tickets from trolleybus trips.//She doesn't keep thimbles or licorice drops/Or Cracker Jacks
, whistles, or peppermint pops.//She keeps in her pocket--can you guess who?//A baby kangaroo.
We would perch on the edges of our seats chewing on a Milky Way or munching on Cracker Jacks
, and we kept our eyes glued to the big screen, anxiously awaiting the next action scene.
Candy corn, wax teeth, Tootsie Roll Pops and Cracker Jacks
. Our pillow cases swelled and bulged, and Dr.
But in the past two years, a contingent of library believers has positioned Creswell to get the "real thing": a 3,500-square-foot library that would be more than three times the size of the current Cracker Jacks
granola bars, chocolate-covered nuts or raisins, trail mix (nuts, seeds, M&M's, dried fruit), caramel-covered Cracker Jacks
In the "Auteur," 1973-75, and "Candy" paintings, 1976-77, titles refer to films and directors, and subject matter includes movie-house treats like Cracker Jacks
, Cadbury bars, and Abba-Zabas.
So my heart goes out to the little guy, and also my fist, as I pound on the wall trying to get him to stop whatever it is he's doing that sounds like somebody digging into a box of Cracker Jacks
. (Which is hardly worth the effort these days, since the prize is just a piece of colored cardboard from China.)
For its time, the fair was impossibly grand, the biggest American event since the Civil War; it would introduce Cracker Jacks
, Aunt Jemima's pancake mix ("slave in a box," as its makers dubbed it), the Ferris Wheel, and a whole host of other products, as well as popularizing the new miracle of alternating current.
Once there were just Cracker Jacks
(caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts).