“Fluffernutter” officially added to the Merriam-Webster – CBS Boston . Dictionary
SPRINGFIELD (CBS) – A popular New England brunch has taken some great acclaim. Springfield-based Merriam-Webster announced Wednesday that “fluffernutter” has been added. As one of 455 new words in the dictionary In October 2021.
The dictionary defines fluffernutter as “a sandwich made of peanut butter and marshmallow cream between two slices of white sandwich bread.”
– Merriam Webster (@MerriamWebster) October 27, 2021
Eight million pounds of Marshmallow Fluff are made each year in a plant in Lynn. Somerville claims that fluff was first invented in Union Square in 1917. But the first known record of fluffernutter comes from Melrose. You can learn more about the history of sticky candy in the video below.
In 2006, a senator tried to limit how often school districts could serve students fluffernutter sandwiches at lunch. But the reaction was overwhelming and the procedure failed.
Other new words added to the dictionary this month include air fryer, Deplatform, vaccine passport, doorbell camera, and dad bod. click here To see the full list.