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Ocean Flotsam Bath Toys

After you've dispelled the Santa myth, it's time to give the kid a bath.
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The ocean is filled with many a wonderful thing, and a great way for a child to learn about them is by playing with them in the bathtub. Ocean Flotsam Bath Toys is a realistic-looking collection of objects your child might encounter if he or she were adrift somewhere in, say, the South Indian Equatorial Current. Packaged in a long-lasting plastic shopping bag, your world-wise child will be thrilled to find, not the typical clownfish or penguin, but bottles, syringes, dead seabirds entangled in fishing nets, and more (all play-safe rubber replicas, of course).
swimswim, Sep 27 2011

Not to be confused with Bath Toys Ocean Flotsam http://greensleeves...rmada-of-flots.html
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       Might as well introduce them to the world as it is.
RayfordSteele, Sep 27 2011
  

       Municipal garbage and medical waste --- what's not to like? [+]
Grogster, Sep 28 2011
  

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8th of 7, Sep 28 2011
  

       What grogster said. +
DrBob, Sep 28 2011
  

       Alterorder Incorporated is proud to reveal 'Baby's First Garbage Gyre', soon to be available at all major toy retailers!   

       *Dried-up markers and used hypodermic needles sold seperately. Please direct all complaints and litigation notices to: BorgCo Legal Department, Behind the Hot Water Pipes, 3rd Washroom Along, Victoria Station.
Alterother, Sep 28 2011
  

       Miniature rubber shopping trolleys and rusty plastic Dumfries-shire bicycles,brings back memories of an illuminated pond.
skinflaps, Sep 28 2011
  

       // Miniature rubber shopping trolleys and rusty plastic Dumfries-shire bicycles //   

       Guinness called. They want you to throw that stuff back into the vat.
Alterother, Sep 28 2011
  

       There should be some crude oil too
hippo, Oct 03 2011
  

       '....these are a few of my favorite things..'   

       illuminated, or on fire?   

       Question: would you manufacture new ocean flotsam bath toys or would you collect them? And when the soft rubber ocean flotsam bath toys show up in the ocean, does Shamu start to cry?
RayfordSteele, Oct 04 2011
  

       "Flotsam is floating wreckage of a ship or its cargo." (Wikipedia). So some of the things in your list are likely not, technically, flotsam. This came up on a Q.I. episode.
spidermother, Jan 14 2012
  

       Yes, many of the items mentioned are in fact components of the 'Jetsam Upgrade Kit', sold separately.
Alterother, Jan 14 2012
  

       //not, technically, flotsam//

In the age of global trade & container ships, I'd hazard a guess that most things have been ship's cargo at some point.
DrBob, Jan 15 2012
  

       I don't think having once been ship's cargo is enough. It has to go directly into the sea from the ship, as a result of wreckage. It's a legal term, used specifically to distinguish from things that ended up in the sea in other ways - such as being thrown overboard, or washed out to sea from the shore.
spidermother, Jan 15 2012
  

       Which, somebody correct me if I'm wrong, are collectively known as 'jetsam'.
Alterother, Jan 15 2012
  
      
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