I'm not positive, but I think the name 'teddy' bear came from Theodore Roosevelt. According to the story, he was on a hunting trip with friends and they came across a baby bear. When the president refused to shoot the baby bear, his compassion for the animal stuck and the name was born. Of course, that could just be an urban legend, and stuffed bears existed long before then. But that's what I always heard.
by Phyllis Doyle Burns6 years ago
What comes to mind when see or read the words 'Teddy Bear'?Does it make you think about a special memory, a person, a toy, a real bear?
by peachy3 years ago
Do you still keep your childhood toys?I have been keeping my teddy bear over 40 years, I am attached to my teddy bear that my aunt gave to my brother. I stole from him. Although it has changed color, I can't bear to...
by Janice Elizabeth Pistek6 years ago
I am new to HubsPages. Please review my Hub and let me know how I can improve my writing.
by Warren Keith Hayes7 years ago
What was the name of your favorite stuffed animal when you were young?Mine was Brown Bear. He was this oversized brown bear with big eyes and a happy looking face and yes, I slept with my teddy bear every night or I...
by Person of Interest4 years ago
I have a 2700+ word, programming code hub that routinely racks up 500+ visits a month these days.Some mturk just piddled on it and gave it a hubscore of 59.Lots of luck me seeing HP putting that hub in the Discover More...
by juniorsbook7 years ago
Which bamboo-eating bear has a baby that weighs less than an apple?
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