Cuddlypets

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From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
A fannish verse-fad set off, like many of our gags, by a stfyarn. Cuddlypets were animals tamed by artificial stimulation of their affection-centers, but the thing that fans went for was the advertising-verse used by salesmen of this peculiar merchandise. Below is a sample of a fannish adaptation.
Lately Cuddly-Crocodile 
Rivals Cuddly-Lion in style; 
Modern fashion doesn't bar 
A Cuddly-Tyrannosaur! 

from Fancyclopedia 2 Supplement ca. 1960:

The creatrix of the horrors was Evelyn Smith.

Phyllis Economou sent this one in a loc to Grue 20:

You can have your Cuddlee-beast
  Cuddlee-cougar tempts me least.
All I ask, please, if you can
  Just give me a Cuddlee-MAN!!

See Poetry.


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