"In the tale of "The Velveteen Rabbit," a child's stuffed toy can only become "real" once all its fur has been loved off, and it's missing a button or two. If only. Under a new law set to go into effect February 10, unsold toys, along with bikes, books and even children's clothing are destined for the scrap heap due to an overzealous law to increase toy safety.""Pelosi's Toy Story" in The Online Wall Street Journal--mentioned by Heather Idoni at The Homeschooler's Notebook
P.S. Yes, we did teach our children not to lick bicycle wheels.