$49.95 plus shipping and handling from The Cashel Company, 446 Gore Rd., Onalaska, Wash. 98570, phone: 800-333-2202, Internet: www.cashelcompany.com
Suggested by Rebecca Payne of East Lansing, Mich.
Here's an item that is sure to be a big hit with children, as well
as chiropractors of all ages. This is an actual saddle, with stirrups,
that Dad straps on his back, so that a child (age 2-6) can climb on and
ride around, playing the part of cowperson, while Dad plays the part of
horse. Ha ha! What fun for Dad! Especially if he is the father of one
of these modern pizza-enhanced 6-year-olds who weigh as much as an
But the Daddle is not just a toy for the ''younger set.'' This is
also a serious business tool for any executive wishing to demonstrate a
clear ''chain of command'' in the corporate environment. We understand
that every member of the New York Yankees front office is required to
wear this item at all times, in case Mr. Steinbrenner suddenly feels
the urge to ''giddyup.''
The manufacturer of the Daddle also sells, as an accessory, kneepads. Keep your filthy thoughts to yourself.