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TRIVIA TRAIL # 27: THE REAL WINNIE THE POOH

Question: Was Winnie the Pooh a real teddy bear?
Answer: Yes. He belonged to Christopher Robin Milne, son of writer and poet A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne. 285 more words

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"Friends Forever"

“We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet.
Even longer,’ Pooh answered.”

A. A. Milne – Winnie-The-Pooh

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Poles Poo-Poo Pooh!

You would think that being a beloved cartoon character who has entertained children all over the world for nearly a century would be enough to keep you free of any unsavory controversy. 195 more words

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Politicians pooh-pooh Winnie as mascot over lack of pants

TORONTO — Politicians in Poland reportedly couldn’t bear to have Winnie the Pooh as a playground mascot because of his lack of pants.

The popular cartoon character was proposed at a council meeting in Tuszyn, according to the  106 more words

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Town council in Poland questions Winnie-the-Pooh's lack of pants

Winnie-the-Pooh conjures warm memories of bedtime stories for many, but for one town council in Poland the tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff stoked gender-based fear-mongering. 464 more words

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Polish Town Bans Winnie-the-Pooh Because He Is 'Inappropriately Dressed' And A 'Hermaphrodite'

When officials in the small central Poland town of Tuszyn were looking for a mascot for a new children’s playground the iconic Winnie-the-Pooh was brought up as a possible choice. 196 more words

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