Where did the name come from?
That depends on what you want to hear...
The tasteful story:
Mr Whippy is an ice cream vendor who drives his truck around the streets. The distinctive Greensleeves tune that emanates from the van draws kids like bright light draws moths. I have never actually done any ice cream catering in my life, I just think Mr Whippy is a pretty cool name.
The not-so-tasteful story:
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