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Why do they call it Ovaltine? The jar is round, the mug is round... they should call it Roundtine.

Maybe because if you drink enough, you will develop an oval body shape. And what's with the "tine" thing? It has nothing to do with the prongs of forks or combs, does it? It should really be called Diabetes Powder:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ovaltine

The popular chocolate malt version is a powder which is mixed with hot or cold milk as a beverage. Malt Ovaltine (a version without cocoa) and Rich Chocolate Ovaltine (a version without malt) are also available in some markets. Ovaltine has also been available in the form of chocolate bars, chocolate Easter eggs, parfait, cookies, and breakfast cereals, where it is only the brand name that connects the cereals with the chocolate drink.
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