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The More You Know
When was the first Slurpee® poured in Canada?
The first Slurpee® poured in Canada was in Calgary in 1969. Can you say groovy? Go on then...say it.
How many Slurpee® drinks are sold in the Summer?
More than 40% of all Slurpee® drinks are sold during the summer months. You don't need to be Einstein to know why.
What is the best way to drink a Slurpee®?
Drink Slurpee® Responsibly.
For instance, we don't recommend you drink your Slurpee® during an avalanche, but hey, that's just us.
And remember, brain freeze happens. So slurp, don't gulp. It's a Slurpee®, not a Big Gulp. (That's like comparing apples to oranges - which, much like Big Gulp, we also happen to carry.
Why is it called 7-Eleven?
7-Eleven was called so because of its original hours of operation. When it changed its hours of operation to 24 hours, the idea of changing the name to 24-Seven never came up, but if it had, we'd be a bigger part of street slang, yo.
When was Slurpee® was introduced?
The Slurpee® was introduced in the 60s. (Now you know why we like featuring such bright colours.)
Who invented the Slurpee®?
The first Slurpee was invented by a Kansas hamburger stand owner, Omar Knedlik. The Knedlik didn't sound so delicious so the Slurpee® name change occurred shortly thereafter.
Where is the Slurpee® capital of the world?
Winnipeg is the Slurpee® capital of the world. Funnily enough, Winnipeggers have the world's most refined taste buds.
What is Brain Freeze?
A few years back, Slurpee® coined the term brain freeze. If you don't know what a brain freeze is, go have a Slurpee® and drink it fast. (Please don't sue us.)
How cold are Slurpee®?
Slurpee® drinks are served at a bone-chilling -2.2 degrees Celsius. All right, bone chilling may be a bit of an exaggeration, but let's just say that these frozen drinks are pretty darn cold.
What is so special about the Slurpee® straw?
The Slurpee straw moonlights as a spoon so you can enjoy every last drop of your Slurpee, effortless, effortlessl, effortlessly.
(Not to be confused with BBQ's)
WILL DRINKING A SLURPEE MAKE ME COOL?
Yes. Literally and Figuratively.
CAN I HAVE A SLURPEE FOR BREAKFAST?
Yes. Makes one heck of a brunch too.
WILL MY TONGUE CHANGE COLOURS IF I’M CONSUMING A SLURPEE?
If you have a tongue, yes.
ARE SLURPEE DRINKS ADDICTIVE?
Apparently so. But they’re not. Seriously. Scout’s Honour.
IS IT BEST TO GRILL YOUR STEAK AT A HIGH OR LOW TEMPERATURE?
You might want to read the heading again.
The Slurpee® Capital of the World!
- Winnipeggers consume the most Slurpee® out of anyone in the whole world!
- Instead of flowers, people greet friends & family at the airport with Slurpee®.
- Slurpee® is the choice drink for fans watching outdoor football games even when it’s -20 degrees Celsius.
- When it’s -40 degrees Celsius outside, people are seen waiting for the bus, biking and skating with a Slurpee® in hand.
- Slurpee® is often served at summer weddings.
- People consume Slurpee® drinks for breakfast year round.
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