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Here’s a phrase you probably never thought you’d hear: “Ebola toy.” But yes, there is a company, Giant Microbes, that sells a big stuffed Ebola virus. And this week the company said it’s actually sold out (take a guess why).
On the one hand, the company's desire to teach kids about germs via "microbes with personality" sounds like a fantastic idea. On the other hand, cheekily calling a stuffed Ebola "A uniquely contagious gag gift" while people are dying seems, well, unseemly.
She said the Ebola plush toy comes with "a rather robust hang tag," full of educational information. "It's not like our herpes toy which is often a gag gift ... a guy wants to give his girlfriend herpes."
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: eisegesis
that is just so wrong on so many levels all i can really pass as a thought is WTF !
originally posted by: halfpint0701
a reply to: skunkape23
Check my link above your post.
Herpes is $9.99 lol
originally posted by: Kangaruex4Ewe
My daughter collects these. She doesn't have to Ebola one though. Her latest addition is the rhinovirus (cold). She won a science project deal a few years back and the science teacher awarded her with one. They've been around for a while.
It's a little morbid, but so are gummy worms.
originally posted by: Starling
Americans are sick!
We already knew they were juvenile delinquents...arrested development and all that...
But now we know they're just beyond repair.