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15 Sweet Facts About Kool-Aid

Mental Floss Logo By Alvin Ward of Mental Floss | Slide 1 of 15: File photo of The Kool-Aid Man balloon passing through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

It’s been a staple of American pitchers and cups for nearly 90 years, but you might not know the sugary drink quite as well as you think you do. Here are a few nuggets about its history, alternate uses, and marketing that will make you yell, “Oh yeah!”

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