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    a stick used in ice cream

    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a word for the piece of wood that is used to hold an ice cream. Can anyone help please?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    Quote Originally Posted by shabani View Post
    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a word for the piece of wood that is used to hold an ice cream. Can anyone help please?

    Thanks in advance
    It's called a stick.

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's called a stick.
    LOL!

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    By MikeNewYork's reply I can assume that bhaisahab was joking,... I looked it up but found nothing. Isn't there a particular word for that?

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    Quote Originally Posted by shabani View Post
    By MikeNewYork's reply I can assume that bhaisahab was joking,... I looked it up but found nothing. Isn't there a particular word for that?
    No, I laughed because it is true.

    See here: Buy Now! - Ice Cream Sticks

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    Where I live they are often referred to as popsicle sticks especially after their ice cream has been eaten.

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

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    Where I live they are often referred to as popsicle sticks especially after their ice cream has been eaten.
    Where I live, they are only called popsicle sticks if they had previously been involved with a popsicle.

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    We called them Popsicle sticks too, whether they had ever had a frozen treat on them or were sold as craft items.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    But how can you tell once the stuff is gone? :)

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    Re: a stick used in ice cream

    In BrE, they're "lolly sticks". I think ice lollies are almost the same as Popsicles so the BrE answer is the same.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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