Don't tell Stranger sweets correspondents Emily Nokes and Megan Seling, but their favorite word has been stolen out from under them, according to Time's Kyle Chayka.
The super-popular smartphone game Candy Crush Saga now not only owns all your free time but your language as well. The game’s maker, the aptly named King, just had their trademark approved over the use of the word candy in video games, clothing, gambling services, amusement parks and pretty much everything else.
King is already sending out takedown orders to people who they believe are misusing "candy." If you didn't already hate Candy Crush for their endless Facebook spammery, here's another good reason to loathe the company.