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New Marriages Feted with New Name

hubbyhubby-pintOh, Ben and Jerry. The infamous (and infamously liberal) ice cream company celebrates the legalization of same-sex marriage in their home state of Vermont by renaming their popular “Chubby Hubby” flavor to “Hubby Hubby”. This has been my favorite ice cream flavor–the pretzels and peanut butter perfectly mixed with vanilla ice cream–even before its spanking new name.

In April, Jon Stewart joked about Ben & Jerry’s renaming the flavor in a monologue. Instead of “Chubby Hubby” it would be called “Chubby Hubbies”. Apparently, the B & J folks didn’t go for that one.

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  1. […] progressive politics, like re-christening the name of my personal flavor, Chubby Hubby, to “Hubby Hubby.” A little bit of corporate citizenship goes a long way. Possibly related posts: […]

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