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Who Are Tom And Jerry And Why Are They A Cocktail?

It seems that every season has its cocktails. When the temperature drops and the snow piles up, people want a little more warmth and folks in Wisconsin turn to a hot drink known as the Tom and Jerry. That got listener Pam Stachowski of Whitewater wondering, "Is the Tom and Jerry a Wisconsin thing?"

This story is part of Wisconsin Life and WPR's WHYsconsin project. What have you always wondered about Wisconsin, its people or its culture that you want WHYsconsin to look into? You ask the questions, and we find the answers!

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