Date: Thu, 28 Sep 1995 08:48:04 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Going Decimal AHA! Is a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (not roundish even; flat out round) a candy bar? Trying to stretch the prototype. Dennis Preston (who confesses to liking these awful things in spite of all the crappy things he said earlier) >> As for "Candy Bars", I think it's just another American Slang catch >> all term for anything sweet to eat that's not a cookie or cake.In Great > >No. Yesterday, for example, I went down to the vending machine to get >a candy bar (I was planning on getting a Milky Way), but I changed my >mind at the last minute and got a bag of M&Ms instead. M&Ms are not a >candy bar; a Milky Way is a candy bar. A candy bar has to be a bar -- >a loosely defined bar in that it's possible to have a square candy bar >or possibly even a roundish one, although I can't think of any examples >of that. A bag of small items like M&Ms can't be a candy bar. > --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]