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The rhyming name remains a true mystery. Going strong with over 500 stores, this originator of hands-on grocery stores still operates in 17 states. And it’s a beloved part of Americana we love to remember far and wide.



The stories of Piggly Wiggly woven through the fabric of our lives is documented in the YouTube comments of videos like this one. Take a few moments to read a handful; there are over 700: