How Many Licks Does It Take To Get To The Center Of A Tootsie Roll Pop? Challenge Accepted!

Remember this commercial from way back?



 One Redditor took it upon himself to show up that smug S.O.B., Mr. Owl.



But he’s not the only one who has taken the Tootsie Pop challenge. Three schools conducted scientific studies, all coming up with different answers.

licking machine

Purdue University

Licking Machine: 364 licks

Humans: 252 licks

University of Michigan

 Licking Machine: 411

Swarthmore Junior High School

Human Lickers: 144 licks

“The world may never know…”

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