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Entry from December 02, 2021
“What do you call the new girl at the bank?"/"The Nutella!”

Nutella is a brand of sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread. Some people pronounce it like “new-tella,” and they wonder if there is or was an “Oldtella.”

“Nutella: better than the old tella” was posted on Twitter by Matthew Mercury on March 2, 2009. “this is not nutella, its oldtella” was posted on Twitter by stoicsquirrel on March 4, 2009.

“My jar of #Nutella has a sell by date of Dec 2007. Can I call it Oldtella?  Not even opening the lid to find out....” was posted on Twitter by Jay A. Rivera on May 12, 2011. “What happens when Nutella expires? #Oldtella?” was posted on Twitter by edsammy on November 12, 2012. “What do you call expired hazelnut spread? Oldtella” was posted on Twitter by Dwayne Ciroc Johnson on December 16, 2012. “Is expired Nutella called Oldtella ??” was posted on Twitter by Isabel on June 1, 2013. “What if Nutella expires? Is it Oldtella?” was posted on Twitter by Caleb Boma on June 12, 2013. “If my #nutella is past the expiration date is it oldtella #pun” was posted on Twitter by Jonathan Billings on December 11, 2013. “Is expired Nutella called Oldtella?” was posted on Twitter by Tombo Owen on May 9, 2014.

“Nutella implies the existence of Oldtella” was posted on Twitter by Danny on November 8, 2019. “Nutella implies the existence of Oldtella” was posted on Twitter by Paul Bennett on December 26, 2019. “Nutella denotes the existence of oldtella” was posted on Twitter by Lo(cute)us of Borg on June 23, 2021. “Nutella implies the existence of old tella” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on October 29, 2021.

“Nutella implies the existence of Mutella, Lamdatella and Omegatella” (other Greek letters) was posted on Twitter by The Rake on November 8, 2019.

“Nutella” can also sound like “new teller.” “they gotta NUTELLA @ the bank!” was posted on Twitter by Trillest on March 23, 2010. “Nutella - the most recent hire at the bank” was posted on Twitter by Bronson Wagner on March 31, 2011. “Nutella? Did the bank get rid of the old tella?” was posted on Twitter by “oh no” on July 30, 2011. “What do you call the new girl at the bank? The Nutella!” was posted on Twitter by Aaron Thomas on October 15, 2013. “did you hear about that bank in boston who got some nutella today? the old tella was retiring” was posted on Twitter by TEST #general on April 15, 2014. “I went to the bank today, they had a new teller. Her name was Hazel. Hazel seemed a bit nuts… So I called her Nutella” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 19, 2016.


Wikipedia: Nutella
Nutella (/nuːˈtɛlə/; Italian pronunciation: [nuˈtɛlla]) is a brand of sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread. Nutella is manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero and was first introduced in 1964, although its first iteration dates to 1963.

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Matthew Mercury
@mhglover
Nutella: better than the old tella.
7:05 PM · Mar 2, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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stoicsquirrel
@stoicsquirrel
this is not nutella, its oldtella
2:31 AM · Mar 4, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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Trillest ☥
@NiaColetta
they gotta NUTELLA @ the bank!
3:15 AM · Mar 23, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Bronson Wagner
@bronsonwagner
Nutella - the most recent hire at the bank.
7:48 AM · Mar 31, 2011·Facebook

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Jay A. Rivera
@jayarivera
My jar of #Nutella has a sell by date of Dec 2007. Can I call it Oldtella?  Not even opening the lid to find out....
5:53 PM · May 12, 2011·Twitter for iPad

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Sarah
@displacermoose
Thing 1: “Mommy, what are you eating?” Me: “Nutella” [pause] Thing 1: “Did you eat up all the Old Tella before you opened up the new one?”
11:14 AM · Jun 19, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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oh no
@stephencapps
@shellyezell Nutella? Did the bank get rid of the old tella?!
2:02 AM · Jul 30, 2011·Twitter for Mac

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Matt McGrath
@mmcgrath8
Nutella’s wayyy better than oldtella
10:15 PM · Jan 17, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

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sheldo
@sheldorama
i love nutella! so much better than oldtella. that shit was always so fucking stale!
3:25 PM · Oct 4, 2012·Twitter Web Client

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edsammy
@edsammy
What happens when Nutella expires? #Oldtella?
9:46 AM · Nov 12, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

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Dwayne Ciroc Johnson
@HawestinPowers
What do you call expired hazelnut spread? Oldtella
6:59 PM · Dec 16, 2012·Twitter for Android

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Isabel
@iz_khalifail
Is expired Nutella called Oldtella ??
3:01 AM · Jun 1, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Erica J
@dinosandwich
Serious question: At what point does Nutella become Oldtella?
10:11 PM · Jun 7, 2013·Twitter for Android

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Caleb Boma
@cboma8
What if Nutella expires? Is it Oldtella?
3:47 PM · Jun 12, 2013 from Dwight, IL·Twitter for iPhone

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Aaron Thomas
@a2ron_thomas
Replying to @AustinWilde
“@AustinWilde: What do you call the new girl at the bank?
The Nutella!
(Let me know when you get it)” :-D good one
9:28 PM · Oct 15, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Jonathan Billings
@HooverJBillings
If my #nutella is past the expiration date is it oldtella #pun
12:28 AM · Dec 11, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Jonathon
@jonathonyanello
What do you call Nutella that has been left out for a long time?
Oldtella
3:41 PM · Mar 23, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

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TEST #general
@TEST_jabber
did you hear about that bank in boston who got some nutella today?
the old tella was retiring
#tweetfleet #OhYou
4:45 PM · Apr 15, 2014·Twitter for Mac

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Tombo Owen
@tombotron
Is expired Nutella called Oldtella?
6:19 PM · May 9, 2014 from Louisville, KY·Twitter for iPhone

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alexia
@alexiapeepee
I found some Nutella in my pantry but its expired so I guess it’s oldtella now
8:45 PM · May 9, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Bluecat16 August 7, 2014
Nutella
Cousin: Hey, where’s the nutella?
Me: Shouldn’t you use the Oldtella first?

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Carl Smith
@CarlSmith314
As Nutella ages does it become Oldtella? 
@NutellaUSA
12:15 AM · Oct 22, 2015·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/blueberry-yum-yum June 19, 2016
I went to the bank today, they had a new teller. Her name was Hazel. Hazel seemed a bit nuts…
So I called her Nutella.

Twitter
Emily Effigy
@sparkleharpy
What do you call expired Nutella?
OLDTELLA
@NutellaUSA
8:13 AM · Dec 9, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

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Josh Peck
@ItsJoshPeck
Everyone loves Nutella but no one talks about Oldtella any more
4:25 PM · Sep 20, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

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Frankie Mydear
@QuiteFrankieMyD
If you don’t eat it by the use by date it becomes Oldtella
#FakeNutellaFacts
5:33 PM · Jan 28, 2018·Twitter for Android

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sam
@samantha3smith
Beau: this Nutella is expired
Me: so you’re saying it’s oldtella
3:29 PM · Apr 8, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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Robbie Schroeder
@RobWSchroeder
Expired Nutella is oldtella
7:18 PM · Aug 17, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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John Sheehan
@JohnSheehanJams
Is expired nutella oldtella?
6:35 PM · Feb 12, 2019·Twitter for Android

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Danny
@Mardigroan
Nutella implies the existence of Oldtella.
7:11 AM · Nov 8, 2019·Twitter Web App

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The Drake
@if_you_see_kaye
Nutella implies the existence of Mutella, Lamdatella and Omegatella.
8:58 PM · Nov 8, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

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Stuntmanstein Johncula
@TheStuntmanJohn
The name Nutella implies there has to be an Oldtella
1:21 PM · Nov 17, 2019·Twitter for Android

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Paul Bennett
@paulbennett2018
Nutella implies the existence of Oldtella..
11:46 PM · Dec 26, 2019·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Shittyaskreddit
Posted by u/TheRtHonLaqueesha April 11, 2020
Nutella, what happened to Oldtella?

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Cousin Greg
@Cousin__Greg
Nutella implies the existence of Oletella
10:18 PM · Sep 20, 2020·Twitter for Android

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zeenat
@zeenatmoolla_
When Nutella gets expired is it called Oldtella?
11:16 AM · Oct 7, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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Lo(cute)us of Borg
@Kacybraying
Nutella denotes the existence of oldtella
8:19 PM · Jun 23, 2021·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Gary_October October 29, 2021
Nutella implies the existence of old tella.

Twitter
Crime and PUNishment
@MadisonCarly26
What do you call the new girl at the bank?
The Nutella!
6:50 PM · Nov 22, 2021·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
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