Tag: novelties

Remember Garbage Pail Kids?

Remember Garbage Pail Kids? I do. In the beginning there were the Cabbage Patch Kids. Cabbage Patch Kids were dolls made to resemble human babies with fat faces and small eyes that stared straight out into the void. The dolls were immensely popular. Parents lined up for miles in an often vain attempt to secure…

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Remember Snap Bracelets?

Remember snap bracelets (or slap bracelets if that’s what you called them)? I do. Snap bracelets were like the Huns. No one knew where they came from, and no one knows what happened to them, but when they were here, no one was safe. A snap bracelet was a long strip of plastic encased in…

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