Friday, January 12, 2007

What is this?

This was reinvented by two college graduates in 1958 based on a bamboo exercise toy they saw on a trip to Australia. A smashing commercial success, it notched up massive worldwide sales but its use in public was banned by Japan on the grounds of impropriety and indecency. The Soviet Union described it as evidence of the decadence of American culture. Numerous records in the Guinness Book of World Records involve this. What?

Hula Hoop

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