Did you know? 4 facts about your favorite toys! – Benett
Did you know? 4 facts about your favorite toys!

Did you know? 4 facts about your favorite toys!

THINGS YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOUR 4 FAVORITE TOYS

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The Teddy Bear was Named After Theodore Roosvelt

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 Story tells that the teddy bear takes its name from the American President, Theodore Roosevelt commonly known as Teddy. It’s said that when going hunting in Mississippi in November 1902 he refused to shoot a bear. We bet it’s no picnic to face such a big animal. So, we don’t blame you Theodore! And we love the nickname Teddy (unlike you)!

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A Full-Size LEGO House Has Been Built

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James May probably realized one of your child’s dream while constructing in 2009 a real size Lego House in Surrey. The house was fully functioning with a working toilet, hot shower and a bed all made from Lego. Unfortunately, the house has been demolished for obstructing the grape harvest. But don’t worry Lego fans, the company newly opened an experience house made with 25 million Lego bricks in Billund, Denmark where you can enjoy the tour without hurting your toes.
*Legos means “leg godt” = “play well” in Danish!
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Back In The Days Mr. Potato Head Was An Actual Potato

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Who would have thought that Mr. Potato Head’s ancestors have been made with a real potato? Yet, it’s true! Parents had to provide real potatoes to their children from 1952 to 1963 so that they could use it for the body. No wonder that it was the first toy ever advertised on TV!

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Every Second, Three Barbies Are Sold Around The World.

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Barbara Millicent Roberts aka Barbie is a worldwide success since 1959. Indeed, every second, three barbies are sold around the world. By the way, the doll is actually named after the daughter of Mattel's co-founders, Ruth and Elliot Handler. And guess what? Their son's name is Kenneth!!