In the wise words of Jerry Seinfeld, “boy, I miss the days when toys could kill a kid.”
But in all seriousness, there were toys designed for children back in the day that, looking back, bring into question the research and development process at the toy factories – and the common sense of the parents who purchased and handed them over without a second thought.
If you’re a person of a certain age, then you might have played with some or all of these ten toys.
#10. As long as you never fed it to anyone, no harm no foul?
#9. My cousin ate a mouthful of these once and snorted smoke out of her nose.
#8. It’s how you knew they loved you.
#7. How many of us went flying?
#6. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
#5. There’s a price for speed, kiddos.
#2. Good ol’ Gramps.
#1. Books are books, right?
And if so, you can go ahead and count yourself a survivor.