Worth a thousand words, teddy bear edition

Behold, the “Pope Benedict XVI Teddy bear” in a show room of the Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH, a manufacturer of fine German Teddy bears, in Coburg, yesterday. The special edition on the occasion of the second visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Gemany comes with growler and is limited to only 111 pieces worldwide.

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(AP Photo/Jens Meyer)


  1. HMS says:


    Now – do you have to tip him backward or forward to hear him growl. Just wondering.

  2. pagansister says:

    Even though I don’t always agree with the Pope—-who could resist the bear version? He’s cute/

  3. peregrinus says:

    I find this hard to bear… does it give anyone else pause?
    (Two Puns for the price of ONE!)

  4. pagansister says:

    OOOOOOH! Good ones, peregrinus! :o )

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