Who didn’t love a Hostess Ding Dong? People who love Hostess Big Wheels? What both of those people might not realize is that those were the same product that were just marketed under different names is different markets because of a similarity to another product made by Drake’s called, Ring Ding. This was all new to me when I met a guy at work who kept calling them Big Wheels. I asked him if that was some weird name for the Ding Dong I was enjoying and he told me the entire history. The weird thing was, I grew up maybe 10 minutes away from him and yet we had two different names for the same food.
Did you know about Big Wheels where you lived?
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