Barbie doll


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Barbie doll

n. a pretty, giddy girl or woman. Ask that little Barbie doll if she wants a drink.
See also: doll
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these first two Barbie dolls are highly sought-after but later models are also worth a lot of money.
However, for many of us reminiscing about our Barbie dolls, My Little Ponies, Transformers and LEGO sets can also cause great pain.
Each phone is inspired by a unique collectable timeless Barbie doll, the selection of dolls ranges from the first ever Barbie doll produced in 1959, to the queen of hearts in wonderland, to the cultural Spanish Barbie doll.
Barbie Princess Annika sums up all the glamour of the famous dolls, 4000 of which are due to be auctioned' The first Barbie doll model created in 1959 by Ruth Handler
1959 - The Barbie Doll, in a zebra-striped swimsuit, was launched in America.
The shift from the seasonal/rite-of-passage to "anytime" gift was certainly complex: As we have seen, since the mid-1950s (especially with the Mickey Mouse Club) direct and daily advertising to children extended sales beyond the fourth (or holiday) quarter and promoted fads that broke with "traditional" rites gifts (like the "revolutionary new look" to dolls in the Barbie doll of 1959).
The Strong Museum of Rochester, New York, has more than 1,500 Barbies; Holland's J&M Barbie Museum carries around 2,500; and in Hawaii there's the Hawaii Loves Barbie Doll Museum, with about 5,000 plastic dolls.
The Barbie doll is one of the most successful toys of the 20th century and, arguably, the icon of female beauty and the American dream (Rogers, 1999; Turkel, 1998): According to the manufacturer, every three seconds a Barbie doll is purchased.
Among them are the disposable diaper, Barbie doll, bubble gum, remote control, cartoon, window envelope, stapler, air bag, and car wash.
In a twist of fate, obituaries for Ruth Handler, inventor of the Barbie doll, appeared just as a $50 million advertising campaign got underway for an anti-wrinkle drug with a name that memorably combines the words botulism and toxin.
Mary is not a Barbie doll we can dress as we want--one minute a queen, one minute something else.
Mattel's famous Barbie doll has become a limb donor.
BARBIE doll enthusiasts get the chance to make a unique addition to their collections next week when the most expensive Barbie in the world goes up for auction.
AN ART student has come under fire over her shocking Barbie doll exhibition.
Maureen Lewis, who worked with Monica, told the inquiry that as well as admitting she had sex with the president, Monica also had "a Barbie doll crush" on Heinrich and wanted to have sex with her.