We finally have an umbrella word for all the old-fashioned toys that keep popping up in spring store displays – the yo yos, marbles, giant bubble wands, pick-up sticks, jump ropes, etc.

The word: nowstalgic.

At least that was the headline on the Toy Fair convention bag I carried around last week in New York City.

Too bad the snow and frigid temps don’t allow anyone to enjoy those
nowstalgic toys outside. This “winter of discontent” is getting ridiculous.


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