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Drug slang A regional term for opium
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Vox populi A plaything

toy

Vox populi A plaything. See Germ-fighting toy, Sex toy.
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1115 Broadway has developed such a concentration of toy and costume tenants that the building's title is now the Toys, Halloween & Seasonal Products Center.
Toy makers in Britain and France also specialized for the international market.
The toy industry describes this trend as "age compression.
There is also a new section titled "Children's Basic Abilities and Preferences," which analyzes how children are likely to use any toy.
So why are natural toys not a booming industry, wonders Holly Colangelo of A Child's Dream, an all-natural toy manufacturing company.
A leading publisher of magazines for the toy and licensing industries, the move made "perfect sense" according to Jim Silver, Group Publisher for Adventure.
I suggest, however, that toy demand did not merely reflect one half of the dualistic vision of middle-class childhood sketched by Plumb and others.
CPSC also offered toy safety tips, including such admonitions as buying toys to suit the age and development of the child, looking for sturdy construction in toys, and avoiding small parts when buying for infants and toddlers.