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The S. ‘n S.es of the Toy World

A lot of characters in the Superman universe had names with the initials LL. Even the most casual comic readers know that. In the same way, a lot of retro toys had the initials S. ‘n S. or S. & S. Here are the most notorious of these:

What was up with all the S. ‘n/& S.es? I have no clue. What was up with all the LLs?

Doug

Doug is a child of the 80s who was raised in Ohio and is now living the life of oblivion in the bay area of California.

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One thought on “The S. ‘n S.es of the Toy World

  1. I have read that the “LL” thing started out as a coincidence and turned into an inside joke. As for the “SS” thing … I never noticed that before!

    I guess we could toss in Super Soakers and Silly String as well!

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