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The time is once again approaching when we go out and buy toys for those special little ones in our lives so we can experience that brief moment of joy when, with their eyes aglow as they unwrap their presents, they finally just shut up for a second.
But is that harmless-looking toy you're planning to give Billy or Billina a vile harbinger of death and destruction? According to World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH), yeah, it's a pretty good chance.
WATCH is a group of Concerned Parents that releases a list of the year's 10 most hazardous toys for children. Unfortunately for their kin, they don't seem to be aware that one of the biggest hazards to children is having a parent that works to take cool-looking toys off the shelves and replace them with pseudo-educational drivel like "Obsessive Robby the Raccoon's Hand Washing Playset." But it's not like WATCH doesn't make some good points on its 2004 list. Here's a sample of some of the items that might not leave enough of your kid to use