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How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?

    For 50 years plus after the iconic Tootsie Roll animated commercial posed the question, “How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?” According to Tootsie Roll Industries, many academics tried to answer that very same question. Tootsie Roll Industries claims that they get more than 20,000 letters from children around the world who believe they cracked the mystery. The reported results range from a low of 100 to a high of 5,800 licks.