The purpose of toy phonesOct 19, 2011 • By Abraham•From The Onion… Share on Facebook Ready for Another One?Give us a few more minutes and we'll make you laugh, cry, gasp, or ache... Guaranteed! Record number of Americans favor the legalization of marijuana What makes super things super? Get the best of 22 Words in your inbox Like 22 Words on Facebook comments angel says: isn’t this the telephone from toy story? Sarah says: It’s a popular children’s toy that’s been made almost exactly the same for many, many years. Yes, it was in Toy Story, but it originated on the shelves of your local toy store.