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Why was Furby, the stuffed toy, banned from US military bases in 1999?

Question #54340. Asked by tamarindgh.

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They apparently were banned by the NSA for any governmental employee sales, as they could store and repeat many words said by the owners who could possibly be discussing classified info. I wonder what 'secret' sounds like in Furbish.


Jan 23 2005, 2:14 PM
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