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Who really invented Monopoly?

Strong Museum acquires rare early Monopoly Game

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A rare and unique early version of Monopoly, used as evidence in a controversial, 10-year legal copyright battle over the iconic American game’s true inventor, has been acquired by Strong National Museum of Play – home of the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Playthings Staff — Playthings, 7/1/2010 2:54:58 PM

http://www.playthings.com/article/529849-Who_really_invented_Monopoly_.php

Cooking Toys are all the rave

I just got back from the Housewares Show in Chicago. You may wonder what does that trade show have to do with toys?

Marianne M Szymanski — Playthings, March 16, 2010

http://www.playthings.com/blog/Toy_Tips/37018-Cooking_Toys_are_all_the_rave.php

If only Al Capone had played outdoor games

If only Al Capone had played outdoor games

Outdoor games prevent crime. Yes, you heard me right. Outdoor games are a crime buster. At least that is what an article in The Record tells us.

Richard Gottlieb — Playthings, 7/5/2010

http://www.playthings.com/blog/Out_of_the_Toy_Box/37364-If_only_Al_Capone_had_played_outdoor_games.php

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