Iconic 'Mr. Peanut' mascot has local ties

Posted May 6, 2014

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— The Mr. Peanut mascot is the widely-recognized image of the Planters peanuts. A teenaged boy in 1916 created the original drawings that led to the iconic character. These many years later, his nephew, Bob Slade, of Wake Forest, tells the intriguing story.


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  • Tony Snark May 8, 2014

    The "local ties" are basically that a nephew of the person who did the original drawing in 1916 live in NC? By this reasoning, Kevin bacon has local ties.

  • Obamacare returns again May 7, 2014

    Some of those drawings of Mr. Peanut are really creepy.