MADNESS! PADDED BRAS FOR 6 YEAR OLDS!
OK, when is enough, enough? Any person who buys a padded bra for
anyone under the age of 16 is nothing short of a child abuser. But
6, that is just sick!
Let them know that society will not accept the
sexing up of children and don't buy these products. Money is the
only thing these manufacturers and shops understand, let's hit em'
where it really hurts, their bottom line. Children are too precious!
HATE: Barbie. GIRLS hate Barbie so much that many admit torturing,
maiming and even decapitating the doll, according to new research.
The all-American toy has become a "hate figure" among seven to
11-year-old girls, who regard Barbie as a "babyish" symbol of their
Researchers from the University of Bath questioned 100 youngsters
about their attitudes to a range of branded products and found the
iconic doll provoked the strongest reaction.
"The girls we spoke to see Barbie torture as a legitimate play
activity, and see the torture as a `cool' activity in contrast to
other forms of play with the doll," said Dr Agnes Nairn, who headed
"The types of mutilation are varied and creative, and range from
removing the hair to decapitation, burning, breaking and even
Children told researchers they disliked the toy because they
regarded it as a feminine icon, "plastic", and an unwelcome reminder
of their childhood.
"The most readily expressed reason for rejecting Barbie was that she
was babyish, and girls saw her as representing their younger
childhood out of which they felt they had now grown," said Dr Nairn.
"It's as though disavowing Barbie is a rite of passage and a
rejection of their past."
The study also found that while boys expressed feelings of nostalgia
and affection towards Action Man, girls' attitude to Barbie remained
"The doll was regarded as an inanimate object by girls rather than a
treasured toy and friend. Barbies are not special, they are
disposable and rejected," said Dr Nairn.
Which all actually
explains those "well loved" and "played with" flea market dolls.