Some articles on toys, toy:
... this era was McDonald's, which issued the toys as a part of a long-running Happy Meal promotion (List of Happy Meal toys) ... The toys were usually offered as consolation prizes on the game show Starcade ...
... Bandai revealed a brand new line of ThunderCats toys at the 2011 International New York Toy Fair ... The toys hit U.S ... in the June/July 2011 timeframe and were widely available at toy and general retailers by August.TemplateSource bandai.com press release 2011 ...
... Toy weapons can cause harm like most objects in the hands of children ... BB guns which were sold as toys can and have caused lethal injury, as well as property damage ... Unlike most other toys though, much of the danger of these toys is related to mistaking a real weapon for a toy weapon ...
... Between 1965 and 1967 six model cars were produced for Dinky Toys in Hong Kong for the lucrative U.S ... intended to be produced by Spot-On, but re-branded as Dinky Toys when the Spot-On parent company (Tri-ang) bought Meccano Ltd, they were built to the usual Spot-On scale of 142. 1978 and 1979, production of Dinky Toys in Hong Kong was again resumed ...
Famous quotes related to toys:
“The child that is not clean and neat,
With lots of toys and things to eat,
He is a naughty child, Im sure
Or else his dear Papa is poor.”
—Robert Louis Stevenson (18501894)
“If there is a species which is more maltreated than children, then it must be their toys, which they handle in an incredibly off-hand manner.... Toys are thus the end point in that long chain in which all the conditions of despotic high-handedness are in play which enchain beings one to another, from one species to anothercruel divinities to their sacrificial victims, from masters to slaves, from adults to children, and from children to their objects.”
—Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)
“For should your hands drop white and empty
All the toys of the world would break.”
—John Frederick Nims (b. 1913)
“Most baby books also tend to romanticize the mother who stays at home, as if she really spends her entire day doing nothing but beaming at the baby and whipping up educational toys from pieces of string, rather than balancing cooing time with laundry, cleaning, shopping and cooking.”
—Susan Chira (20th century)
“Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage,
And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age:
Pleased with this bauble still, as that before;
Till tired he sleeps, and lifes poor play is oer.”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)