jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Nov 6 00:59:16 UTC 2003
On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 07:57:35PM -0500, Sam Clements wrote:
> I don't know if I'm allowed to quote from the OED but
> < 1. A proprietary name for a make of construction toy comprising a
> number of inter-linking building blocks. (Manufactured 1969-73.) U.S.
> . 1969 Official Gaz. (U.S. Patent Office) 1 July TM15/2 Products of the
> Behavioral Sciences, Inc., San Jose, Calif. Filed Aug. 5, 1968.
> Deelie-bobbers for building toys. 1969 Telegraph (Brisbane) 2 July 46/5
> Deelie Bobbers... They lobbed on my desk in a flower-patterned drawstring
> bag which, upended, sent 100 plastic daisy cutouts spilled every whichway. >
> Jesse perhaps has an earlier one by now?
Earlier than the actual trademark application, earlier than
they were actually manufactured? That's tough to get.
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