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Cragstan Playboy Vintage Battery Operated Bar Toy 60s Japan Working Multi-Action 74.99

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Collectibles, Ebay, Video

Please click photo and go to listing This vintage 1960’s battery operated Playboy by Cragstan of Japan is a multi-action bar toy in very good working order. He pours himself a drink, takes a sip, spins around on his bar stool and his face briefly lights up red. He is 13 inches high. Base measures […]

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What is a Mondegreen?

December 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Humor

A mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase or song lyric, a word coined by the writer Sylvia Wright in the November, 1954, issue of Harper’s magazine. As a child, Sylvia heard the 17th Century Scottish ballad “The Bonny Earl O’Murray” and believed that one stanza went like this: Ye Highlands and Ye […]

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Politically Incorrect Christmas Dictionary of 2008

December 9th, 2008 · No Comments · Humor

The result of being raised by a word loving father, an impish joker, who was not only the king of his castle but also King of the Pun, was a house full of jousting siblings always attempting to knock his or her opponent to the ground in a fit of laughter. To make the King […]

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