Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> I believe Chico Marx in one of the movies sold "tutsi frutsi" ice cream
> or ices from a cart.

That was _A Day at the Races_ (1937). So the term was extended from
chewing gum to ice cream some time between 1888 and 1937, which is
quite reasonable.

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