[LMB] Lois-Bujold Digest, Vol 164, Issue 15

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Sun Jan 13 03:26:14 GMT 2019



On Sat, January 12, 2019 2:37 pm, Joel Polowin wrote:
> Joel Polowin (jpolowin at hotmail.com) wrote:
> At the risk of ruining the joke by explaining it, I don't know how
> well the "Easy Bake" ovens are known except by North Americans of a certain
> age.  The "Easy Bake" was a functional toy oven marketed to young girls
> (or whoever had the buying power for them) in the
> 1960s and 1970s.  It was heated by a 100-watt light bulb (yes, kids,
> regular light bulbs used to draw 100 watts, or even more!) and could cook
> small cakes and small batches of small cookies.


They're still around.  My wife and I just got the granddaughters a pair
for Christmas.


Tony Z


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