Want to know where the name Pepsi came from? (It’s a riff on Pep Kola, and before that the name was “Brad’s Drink,” so …) Want to know how Gatorade got its name? (Scientists at the University of Florida — Go Gators! — invented it.) Or who that guy is on the Quaker Oats canister? We’ve got all the answers. Well, except for that last one — that’ll have to remain a mystery.
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