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    The name for this stuff...

    Hi everybody,


    I'm looking for the informal name given to the tiny dolls (Plastic/soft toy) in key rings...or the ones that are attached to (or used as) a zip fastener in some bags (back packs).......................Thanks in advance...

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    Re: The name for this stuff...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi everybody,


    I'm looking for the informal name given to the tiny dolls (Plastic/soft toy) in key rings...or the ones that are attached to (or used as) a zip fastener in some bags (back packs).......................Thanks in advance...
    Perhaps 'mascot'.

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    Re: The name for this stuff...

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Perhaps 'mascot'.


    Thanks....Is the usage common both in formal and informal English?

    Does the word refer to all the small objects used in the cases mentioned in the first post?

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    Re: The name for this stuff...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Thanks....Is the usage common both in formal and informal English?

    Does the word refer to all the small objects used in the cases mentioned in the first post?
    Yes it's common enough and it can be used for the things you mention. There may be other words, but I can't think of any.

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