Ye Olde Sturbridge Village: a made-uppe historie

Chapter VIII: Toys of yore

While olde Newe England was superior to moderne America in terms of patriot-ism and quainteness, it was notablie lacking in the entertainment department. Remember, this was in the days before Atari! As suche, children were forced to make-do with tired olde toys their parents had fashioned from localle materials. Here, two girls play with an earlie version of a jig-saw puzzle made out of clothe. Often, toys were thinly veiled attempts at pre-paring children for lives of drearie toile, as with the youngge boy playing "Ye Olde Sturbridge Village Realle Estate Agente".