This article is from the Bicycles FAQ, by Mike Iglesias with numerous contributions by others.
Something I like doing in the winter is to buy a Popsicle before I
leave, and put it in my pocket. It won't melt! I take it out and
start eating it just as I arrive at the University. Its fun to watch
peoples' expressions when they see me, riding in the snow, eating a
You have to be careful with Popsicles in the winter. I once had a
horrible experience. You know how when you are a kid, your parents
told you never to put your tongue onto a metal pole? In very cold
weather, a Popsicle acts the same way. If you are not careful, your
upper lip, lower lip, and tongue become cemented to the Popsicle.
Although this sounds funny when I write about it, it was definitely
not funny when it happened.