WTF Fun Fact – Cotton Candy Names

Cotton candy is called “candy floss” in the UK and India, “fairy floss” in Australia and Finland, “papa’s beard” in France, and “Grandma’s hair” in Greece. – WTF Fun Facts


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5 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Cotton Candy Names”

  1. In Finland cotton candy is commonly known as “hattara” wich roughly translated means Fluffy. I have never heard the word papas beard used for cotton candy.

  2. It is called “Suikerspin” which literally translates to “Sugar Spider” in the Netherlands (I guess it’s referring to the web of a spider)


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