Among the weirdest flavors ever invented are pork rind, ketchup, tuna fish, garlic and mashed potatoes and bacon.
In 1946, doctors invented penicillin ice cream because they thought kids would be more inclined to take their medicine.
Most ice cream is sold on Sunday.
It takes 50 licks to eat a standard single-dip ice cream cone.
You need 1.4 gallons of milk to make one gallon of ice cream.
1.5 billion gallons of ice cream are produced yearly -- enough to fill the Grand Canyon.
The name "Hokey Pokey" originated from the Italian street vendors who peddled their wares shouting, "Ecco un poco" (try a sample).
Bing Crosby had his very own line of ice cream that was sold in brick-shaped pints.
Source: The Western Reserve Historical Society
IF YOU GO
What: The Western Reserve Historical Society.
Where: 10825 East Boulevard in Cleveland's University Circle district.
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10-5; Sundays, 12-5.
Admission: Adults, $7.50; Seniors, $6.50; and Students, $5.
More info: (216) 721-5722, or www.wrhs.org.
Take the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 13 (Streetsboro). Follow 480 to 271 North.
Exit at Route 322 Mayfield Road (West). Follow 322 through Little Italy.
Cross over Euclid Boulevard onto East Boulevard. Follow Signs to the University Circle Museums.