Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Life of Chewing Gum is History

"Chewing Gum" Pasta, originally uploaded by FotoosVanRobin.

Chewing gum has existed since the Neolithic period. A 5,000 year old chewing gum with tooth imprints, which was made of birch bark tar has been found in Kierikki, Yli-Ii, Findland. The bark tar of which the gums were made is believed to have antiseptic properties and other medicinal advantages. The ancient Aztecs used chicle as a base for making a gum-like substance.

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