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Barbie

star, and even a presidential candidate. Her name is barbie. The barbie doll was created in 1959 by Ruth Handler, whose own daughter was named barbara. Barbara loved dressing up dolls and giving them new clothing designs, So the idea hit Ruth. Why not make a teenage doll that little girls could play and dream about their future with? Not long after that, Barbie was introduced to the world at the american toy fair in new york city. Barbie quickly caught the attention of little girls across the...

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At the age of 41, Barbie is one of the longest living toys in America. While she may not be the face of America, she has a well-known American face that not only created the doll industry but also set the standard. Her many faces, hairstyles, careers, and even wardrobe luxuries are seen nearly everywhere you go. Barbara Millicent Roberts, better known as Barbie, made her debut at the America Toy Fair in New York City in the winter of 1959. Barbie has continued to evolve with the changing...

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Barbie®: Mattel Corporation ‘I’m a blonde bimbo girl, in a fantasy world.....Life in plastic. It’s fantastic.’ (Aqua) Barbie was born in 1959 but she has never aged because she is a doll. To date over 1 billion Barbies have been sold by the US company that own her - Mattel Corporation. Ruth Handler, who founded the company along with her husband, Elliot, modelled the doll on an 11½ inch plastic German toy called Lilli sold to adult men. She named the adapted doll after her daughter, Barbara...

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revision Who is Barbie? What does she stand for? Do all younger girls envy her? Emily Prager is a columnist for the New York Times and a fiction writer who has written many books. She reads an article in the New York Times about a man’s death, Jack Ryan. He was an inventor and designer, a man with many accomplishments. As Prager reads on, to her astonishment, she discovers that one of Ryan’s accomplishments was designing Barbie. “Of course,” she thought. Why would a woman make Barbie with a “39 inch...

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com/od/bstartinventions/a/The-History-Of-Barbie-Dolls.htm 1.Barbie's "real" measurements are 5 inches (bust), 3 ¼ inches (waist), 5 3/16 inches (hips) 2.Her weight is 7 ¼ ounces, and her height is 11.5 inches tall. 3.The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler (co-founder of Mattel), whose own daughter was called Barbara. 4.Barbie was introduced to the world at the American Toy Fair in New York City. 5.The Ken doll was named after Ruth's son and was introduced two years after Barbie in 1961. http://xroads...

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[18] Mattel said that the waist of the Barbie doll was made small because the waistbands of her clothes, along with their seams, snaps, and zippers, added bulk to her figure.[19] In 1997, Barbie's body mold was redesigned and given a wider waist, with Mattel saying that this would make the doll better suited to contemporary fashion designs.[20][21] "Colored Francie" made her debut in 1967, and she is sometimes described as the first African American Barbie doll. However, she was produced using the...

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Barbie Topic: Barbie General Function: To inform Specific purpose: To inform my audience of the history of the Barbie Doll. Organization Design: Topical Introduction Attention-Arousing and Orienting Material: When you think long hair, perfect skin, trendy clothes, and a rockin’ body, what comes to every little girls mind? Barbie of course! Credibility: As a child I had...

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Barbie: Girls In Barbie World

Barbie Girls in Barbie Worlds “Can you guess who I am? I was born March 9th, 1959 in the United States of America. I am made of a very special material that never ages. I am 11 ½ inches tall and I weigh 6.4 ounces. I have long blonde hair and blue eyes. I am such a busy girl; you can find me just about anywhere! Even with such a busy schedule, I have always found the time to work. I am a baby doctor, a zoo doctor, a preschool teacher, a babysitter, a vet, a pizza and pastry chef, a racecar...

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It amuses me how girls feel flattered when someone calls them a Barbie doll. I was “stalking” someone on Facebook and came across her wedding album; her friend had commented “Mashallah, you look beautiful, like a Barbie doll”. She had replied “thank you dear”. Let’s get into the logic of this comment. A standard Barbie doll is 11.5 inches tall, giving a height of 5 feet 9 inches in human terms. Barbie’s vital statistics as a human would be visibly distorted. She would look deformed and her chest...

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The Barbie Doll

We all know her, She's a successful businesswoman, a member of a rock band, the first women in the moon and a Women's World Cup Soccer player. Who is this superstar? It's none other than Barbie doll; the doll who is only 50 years old and still looks like a teenager. This story takes place in the 30’s. It’s a story that’s starts out sounding like one we’ve all heard before. A young girl meets a boy and they fall in love, the girl graduates from high school. She has visions of a great career success...

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