Classic Toys

Anthony Poulton-Smith

West Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Paid: £75 including expenses (negotiable)
21st January 2017
Toys | Children | Nostalgia | Brands

Classic Toys - Lego, Ludo, Sindy and Barbie, just how and why were these classic toys and games so named? A look at why the marketing men of our childhood, and our childrens' childhood, chose these often quite puzzling names.

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About Anthony Poulton-Smith

A freelance journalist and author, with 77 books, many articles, is a ghostwriter, innumerable crosswords and puzzles published, whilst also compiling and marketing quizzes. These books have mostly been on the subject of the origins of place-names and as part of the publicity Anthony has been interviewed several times on the radio and privileged to be the guest speaker at more than four hundred events. Fascinated by the development of language and etymology, based in Tamworth Staffordshire and chairman of Tamworth Literary Festival.

Happy to travel and available at short notice.

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