Silly Putty

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Silly Putty

synthetic clay; uses ranging from bouncing balls to false mustaches. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 165]
See: Fads
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Instead, GE executives began taking their "nutty putty" to cocktail parties, where it amused the smart set.
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