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Teddy Bear

Teddy BearThis word referes to a soft stuffed toy bear. It was named after the American president Theodore Roosevelt, whose nickname was Teddy. Among his hobbies, he liked hunting bears. It is said that he saved the life of a brown bear cub. Then, this story appeared in a cartoon in the Washington Post. After that, stuffed bears were called teddy bears.

Esta palabra se utiliza para nombrar a un oso de peluche relleno. Se lo llama así en honor al presidente norteamericano Theodore Roosevelt, cuyo apodo era Teddy. Entre sus actividades favoritas, le gustaba cazar osos. Se dice que le salvó la vida a un pequeño oso de color marrón. Luego, esta historia apareció en una historiera del periódico Washington Post. Desde ese momento, los osos rellenos de juguete pasaron a llamarse teddy bears.

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