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2014-02-05 23:28:17

Philatron Wire and Cable’s FLEXY Extension Cord: The Revolutionary New Slinky Extension Cord that never tangles Santa Fe Springs, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Philatron Wire and Cable’s FLEXY Extension Cord: The Revolutionary New Slinky Extension Cord That Never Tangles. Introducing FLEXY the revolutionary new slinky extension cord that never tangles. FLEXY extends over 20 times its original length, and provides an easy-to-pull coil that retracts to its original size. With its...

2012-06-08 23:02:36

Philatron Wire and Cable is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, Flexy-Cord coiled electrical extension cords. A tangle-free extension cord solution, Flexy-Cord´s slinky-action functionality is designed to ensure a higher level of safety in both the workplace and in the household. Santa Fe Springs, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Philatron Wire and Cable is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, coiled electrical extension cords. A tangle-free extension cord...

2010-02-15 08:35:00

BRYAN, Ohio, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Following decades of rivalry at retail shelves, the world famous Etch A Sketch® and Slinky® battle it out for the title of favorite classic toy of all time. Launching on February 12th, www.SlinkyVsEtchASketch.com will provide a forum where voters can select which of the two should be crowned winner of this fun-loving competition- and even submit light-hearted videos demonstrating why their favorite is so special to...

2009-08-12 15:01:26

A worker at a New York City laundromat said she was shocked when what she thought was a toy 4-foot-long boa constrictor behind a stack of clothes began to move. Erika Vega, 27, said she didn't think much of the snake behind the clothes she was preparing to wash until it revealed itself to be the real thing by slithering, the New York Post reported Wednesday. It's alive! It's alive! Vega recalled herself as screaming. Animal control officers reunited the 9-pound boa, Slinky, with its owner,...

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 10--As a parent as well as the creator of "The Wonder Bread Years," Pat Hazell has a problem. Where Hazell sees props, his sons Keaton, 5, and Tucker, 7, see toys. That's understandable. "The Wonder Bread Years" is a comedic and nostalgic salute to the baby boomer era. Those were the decades of dawning kid consumerism that unleashed a cornucopia of gotta-have-it toys that included Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, Rock'em Sock'em...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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