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Are sprinkles or jimmies correct?

Are sprinkles or jimmies correct?

In the Northeastern United States, sprinkles are often referred to as jimmies. “Jimmies”, in this sense, are usually considered to be used as an ice cream topping, while sprinkles are for decorating baked goods, but the term can be used for both.

Do New Yorkers call sprinkles jimmies?

Jimmies aren’t just a Philadelphia thing, however. Pittsburgh and Boston have their own jimmies debates, while New York remains firmly Team Sprinkles. Jimmies is used — not contiguously — throughout the Northeast and Midwest.

What does jimmies mean in slang?

jimmy (plural jimmies) (plural only, dialectal, US, especially New England and Philadelphia) Chocolate sprinkles used as a topping for ice cream, cookies, or cupcakes. quotations ▼ (slang) A marijuana cigarette.

What does jimmies mean in the South?

It turns out that jimmies are a regional New England term for the treat that many of us call sprinkles, nonpareils, or even hundreds-and-thousands. The Dictionary of American Regional English defines them as “tiny balls or rod-shaped bits of candy used as a topping for ice-cream, cakes and other sweets.”

Are condoms called Jimmy’s?

Frequency: (US, slang) A condom.

What do they call sprinkles in Australia?

Add Hundreds and Thousands Traditionally, as Elliot mentioned, Australians use what they call “hundreds and thousands,” or colorful, round sprinkles.

What do they call sprinkles in the UK?

In England, sprinkles are known as “hundreds-and-thousands,” which, as an American who had never heard that term before, I found to be incredibly accurate.

What are Jimmies made of?

So, the short answer is: sugar, corn syrup, cornstarch, a little food-grade wax (for those of us who eat wax) and artificial coloring and flavoring.

Why is it called a Jimmy?

The Jimmy name was chosen to reflect the sound of the letters “GM” when spoken aloud. This is similar to how the name Jeep was rumored to originate from the pronunciation of the letters “GP,” standing for “General Purpose.” This theory of the origin of the Jeep name is under debate.

What is jimmy hat slang for?

Filters. (slang) Condom. noun.

Is Fairybread Australian?

Fairy bread is sliced white bread spread with butter or margarine and covered with “Hundreds and Thousands”, often served at children’s parties in Australia and New Zealand. It is typically cut into triangles.