* Would anyone today even ''think'' of naming a kit full of miniature girders, bolts, and platforms, to be marketed to young boys, an "Erector Set"? Worse yet, an ad for it said, "Boys today... men tomorrow!"
* We have the [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Autobot]] [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Erector_(G1) Erector]], who only fights when provoked.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMuV4TAcjmo This]] toy dog called Gaylord. He comes with a bone of his own.
* There was a plastic toy company called "Gay Toys, Inc".
* The writer of a 1980s promotional jingle for the Hackey-Sack doesn't seem to have considered how this line would scan to the toy's teenage target audience:
--> ''Flip it like this, flip it like that, I can keep it up for days, I'm a Sack aristocrat!''
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