Code-X (95)

By: Joshua Glenn
April 5, 2016

hubba bubba gum

Call this Chewing Gum category code: MIND BLOWING FLAVOR.

Definition: Flavor so intense, and so unique, that the chewer is transported into an altered consciousness.

carefree gum

Notes on this code: Although the special effects have come a long way, since the ’80s, this code remains the same: wide-eyed expressions of shock and awe.

5 gum

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