Even without Disney, most children (and former children) were raised on the tales of a stuffed "bear of very little brain." The stories of his exploits have been translated into many languages, including Latin.
Today is Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day. It is the perfect occasion to take your principal plush pal to the office, or wherever, so that you have a little extra emotional support. I just hope you don't embarrass easily.
Over the past few years it has become a Halloween thing to decorate with skeletons of all kinds, not just the human ones. It started with dogs and cats and grew from there. This year we have perhaps hit the ultimate set of bones -- that of the Teddy Bear Skeleton.