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Candy Searches Will Tell You What Season It Is

Don't use a calendar — just look at this chart of Peeps and candy corn popularity.

Posted on March 27, 2013, at 10:01 a.m. ET

Here's what Google searches for Peeps and candy corn look like over the last nine years.

Peeps peak every spring around Easter, candy corn every fall around Halloween — it's the circle of life. Except that candy corn appears to be gaining in popularity over time, while Peeps are losing. Sorry, marshmallow birds.