The 10 worst lunch boxes ever -- and what they say about the kids who carried them
Every kid knew it: lunchboxes meant something. And it wasn't just that you were a fan of whatever it was that you sported on your lunchtime luggage. It was your proclamation of identity. A window into your third-grade, paste-eating soul.
So the question was this: with what are you aligning yourself? Star Wars? Marvel Comics? Dukes of Hazzard? Care Bears? Muppets? Pele? They all made a statement -- especially the bad ones, the thoughtless ones, the downright inappropriate ones. So, here, the 10 Worst Lunchboxes Ever, and what they said about the kids who carried them.
What it says: "You might think this is a lame lunchbox now, but just wait until you're a gay kitsch-collector in the late 1990s."
What it says: ""This dog is obviously being abused, and this kitty is silently pleading you to help, help for the love of god. But you can't, because it's my lunchbox."
What it says: "I'm either very into entering the medical profession someday, or I really like playing doctor. Want to meet me behind the gym after school to find out which?"
What it says: "Hey, here's a show my parents watch that I don't understand! Because I'm six."
What they say: "My mom has no clue what I actually like, but thinks that this looks like a generic idea of what I might enjoy based on clichéd gender roles and utilizing an early crude form of clip art."