Barbie doll


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Barbie doll

popular dress-up doll; extremely conventional and feminine. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 179]
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and the two considering getting copies of the patent mark, on the plastic bottom of all Barbie dolls, tattooed on their own.
Mattel Toys recently discovered that it no longer had to produce Barbie dolls with Asian features and clothes.
At one point, more than half of the Barbie dolls worldwide were made in Taiwan," says Ku, who chairs the Taishan Township Office and Community Rebuilding Team, the group that spearheaded the creation of the Taishan Doll Museum, which opened on April 24, 2004.
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Sarah Rosales, spokeswoman for Mattel, the California-based manufacturers of Barbie, said: "The Barbie Doll is a toy made for little girls and they have played with it for 40 years.
A former classmate said: "As kids she'd pretend that her Barbie doll was a lesbian.
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marketed a Barbie doll that said "Math class is tough.
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she'll "From then on, wherever I went I would buy a Barbie doll.
A Mattel worker earned 900 Taiwan dollars ($28) a month in the late 60s, while a Barbie doll purchased in Japan cost around 1,200 Taiwan dollars ($37).
Here, Dr Cassandra George Sturges, author of A Woman's Soul on Paper, gives a uniquely provocative twist to the issue of beauty, beginning with how the "alpha male" characteristics can help determine whether a woman is a Barbie Doll, a Faded Beauty or a Timeless Beauty.