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Hamburglar, Spuds, the Colonel retire as fast food grows up.


Martha White, CNBC.com

Oh, where are the brand mascots of yesteryear? The Quisps, the Hamburglars, the Colonels who tweaked our fancy and tickled our tastebuds?

It seems like almost every day, the brand images many Americans grew up with are being shelved.

The latest victim could be the string-tie wearing symbol of KFC, Colonel Sanders. Although he got a face-lift back in 2006, the Colonel Sanders logo edged closer to retirement this week as the KFC brand rolled out a new restaurant concept, KFC eleven, without the Colonel’s goateed visage accompanying it.

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