Where Did the Term Salt Water Taffy Come From?

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Salt water taffy doesn’t actually contain any salt water. So aside from being popular on the Jersey Shore, how did it get its name?

This is clearly something you need to know.

Whether you believe the Jersey Shore legend that it was what shop owner David Bradley called it after his store was flooded, or you believe the story in the history books that it was a clever marketing ploy, the name came about just by a whim.

Whatever it’s called, it’s delicious, and we can’t resist.

Read more: Why is it Called Salt Water Taffy? from Mental Floss

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