“People are fond of toys!” says TV channel using ‘Toy Story’ characters in adverts
Toy story: One in five adults still shares their bed with a TEDDY BEAR, survey claims
Survey says more than half of British grown-ups have kept a special toy from their childhood – and some still play with them
One in five grown-ups still snuggles up in bed with their precious childhood teddy.
More than half of us still hang on to one special toy from our youth and one in 10 still plays with them, a survey found.
After teddy bears, Lego is the second most popular keepsake.
Source: Mirror, 26th October 2013
Who placed this fun and headline-grabbing – if likely not entirely accurate – story into the press?
According to the research by Sky Movies, other toys that don’t get dumped because they bring back memories of happy family times are board games Monopoly and Cluedo, dominoes, the Rubix Cube, Slinky and Scalextric.
Sky Movies, it’s worth noting, currently have the characters from Pixar’s Toy Story in their advertising campaign.
Come on, British media – we believed in better.