NOSTALGIC, POPULAR AND USELESS NOVELTY ITEMS EVER
Added on: 28th Dec 2016
You definitely don’t wear this as a fashion statement.
Sold by Bernard Food Industries, these are basically
empty cans with the words “Bernard Dehydrated Water”
on the side.
Apparently you’re supposed to break up sheets or slabs
of hard toffee into smaller pieces for consumption.
This is assuming, of course, that you somehow
managed to acquire an over-sized slab of toffee.
Like the umbrella hat, this probably wouldn’t help you
win any fashion contests, but at least you can listen to
your favourite tunes.
Possibly one of the most iconic and widely used novelty
item, groucho glasses were first marketed in the 1940’s.
Possibly the most famous lawn ornament in the United States,
they were designed in 1957 by Don Featherstone
and have become an icon of pop culture.
They even won him an Ig Nobel Prize in 1996.
BIG MOUTH BILLY BASS
This animatronic singing fish was made popular in the
2000’s and has since made several television and
Developed in the 1950’s, we can only guess how many
important decisions were influenced by this silly toy.
MEXICAN JUMPING BEAN
Basically seed pods that have been inhabited by the larva
of a small moth, jumping beans will actually jump when
heated (held in your hand) because the larva spasms.
Just don’t eat the beans.