Conversation Hearts Get A Lackluster Update
Sweethearts, the candies that come out each Valentine’s Day, have been around for 145 years, but the messages on them have changed with the times. Some of the original conversation heart phrases — “Be Good,” “Be True,” and “Sweet Talk” — are still in use, while others have been discarded after only a few Februaries. NECCO, which makes Sweethearts, has thrown out the phrases “Fax Me” and “Email Me” (seriously, what girl wants a love fax?), and this year “Tweet Me” and “Text Me” will be printed on some candies. Romance is officially dead.