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2012-09-29 23:02:00

Water Park Toys New Water Cannon Design Represents the New Wave in Aquatic Toys Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 The ultimate children´s play experience associated with interactive aquatic toys is more accessible than ever with the introduction of the new water cannons developed by Water Park Toys Inc. of Kelowna, British Columbia. The water cannon is much simpler to install than most aquatic play products, is easy for children to operate and can be used in a wide range of...

2012-09-19 23:00:10

Officially-Licensed Building Toys by K´NEX Include the Increasingly Popular Space Theme Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to introduce, 5 officially licensed building sets inspired by Angry Birds, the #1 paid app of all time, available exclusively at Toys “R” Us! Young Angry Birds fans will soon be able to build and play with characters from their favorite app including Super...

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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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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'