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What's syrup with IHOP suddenly changing its name?

They're flipping the "p" into a "b" and not saying why. Yet.

We all have to wait to find out what the name will be, but IHOP announced this week that it's changing its name. 

"For 60 pancakin’ years, we’ve been IHOP. Now, we’re flippin’ our name to IHOb," the breakfast restaurant chain announced on Twitter. 

But then it added a layer of mystery by saying: "Find out what it could b" on June 11. 

IHOb (that just looks wrong) later added a poll on Twitter asking what people think the lowercase "b" stands for, giving four choices: biscuits, bacon, butternut squash and barnacles. 

An executive from IHOb (ugh) told USA Today that the are "serious about the quality of food and our menu, and this name change really reflects that." 

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Maybe it's as simple as referring to themselves as the International House of Breakfast rather than what it is now, the International House of Pancakes.

There are eight IHOb (not getting used to it at all) in Minnesota: Apple Valley, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Maplewood, Oakdale, Waite Park. 

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