The word toy is a noun. Toy means (1) any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets, (2) copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size, (3) an artifact designed to be played with, (4) a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier).
Toy is also a verb that means (1) engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously, (2) manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination, (3) behave carelessly or indifferently.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word toy.
Browse this toy store directory for info about toy stores in the United States of America. The illustration on this page depicts a variety of toys for young children.
The toy business of today is responsible for the manufacturing and advertising of products which both entertain and inspire children of all ages. Learn more about the multi-billion dollar toy industry.
The focus of the Toys-For-Children.com website is age-specific toy guidelines and suggestions. Children's toy donation organizations are also featured on the website.
Visit this toys manufacturer directory for information about toy manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photograph on this page depicts assorted vintage toys in a wicker basket.
Browse this novelties manufacturer directory for info about novelty manufacturers in the United States. The illustration on this page depicts a colorful plastic slinky toy.
This is the official site of Lego, the popular building toy company that began in 1932 in Denmark. The Lego brick in its traditional interlocking form was launched in 1958. Today Legos are sold worldwide in thousands of different kinds of kits. There are also Legoland Theme Parks in four countries, including one in Carlsbad, California. Lego.com describes and sells products online.
Pixar, based in Emeryville, California, is owned by The Walt Disney Studios. Pixar is a computer animation film studio that produces feature-length animated films. Their popular feature films include Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo, Cars, and Ratatouille.
The following articles provide recent toy-related news.
A few years back, Bandai Spirits graced us with the truly mighty Soul of Chogokin Megazord toy. In the years since we have had the Dragonzord get the Soul of Chogokin treatment and now Titanus.
By Ollie Barder, Contributor. Forbes. Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 11:57:00 -0400.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - YouTube has removed a channel that featured children playing with toy guns and whistling after police arrested their adoptive mother for allegedly starving them, locking them in closets and pepper-spraying them.
Straits Times. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 03:59:31 +0800.
A hung jury was declared on Friday in the attempted manslaughter trial of a Florida policeman charged in the shooting of an unarmed black caretaker for a mentally ill man who was holding a toy truck mistaken for a gun.
Reuters. Friday, 15 Mar 2019 18:37:18 -0400.