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[[Jim Henson]] popularized rubber ducks in 1970, performing the songs "[[Rubber Duckie]]" and "''DUCKIE''" as [[Ernie]], a popular [[The Muppets|Muppet]] from ''[[Sesame Street]]''. Ernie frequently spoke to his duck and carried it with him in other segments of the show. On a special occasion, [[Little Richard]] performed the song.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWCEG6lV0ek |title=Sesame Street: Little Richard Sings Rubber Duckie |publisher=[[Children's Television Workshop]]|date=January 2, 2010 |accessdate=2010-01-18}}</ref>
 
[[Jim Henson]] popularized rubber ducks in 1970, performing the songs "[[Rubber Duckie]]" and "''DUCKIE''" as [[Ernie]], a popular [[The Muppets|Muppet]] from ''[[Sesame Street]]''. Ernie frequently spoke to his duck and carried it with him in other segments of the show. On a special occasion, [[Little Richard]] performed the song.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWCEG6lV0ek |title=Sesame Street: Little Richard Sings Rubber Duckie |publisher=[[Children's Television Workshop]]|date=January 2, 2010 |accessdate=2010-01-18}}</ref>
   
Besides the ubiquitous yellow rubber duck with which most people are familiar, there have been numerous novelty variations on the basic theme, including character ducks representing professions, politicians, or licensed individual celebrities. There are also ducks that glow in the dark, change colour, have interior [[LED]] illumination, or include a wind-up engine that enables them to "swim". In 2001, [[The Sun (newspaper)|The Sun]], a [[United Kingdom|British]] tabloid newspaper reported that [[Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom|Queen Elizabeth II]] has a rubber duck in her bathroom that wears an inflatable [[crown (headgear)|crown]]. The duck was spotted by a workman who was repainting her bathroom.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/uk/newsid_1581000/1581293.stm |title=Queen goes quackers at bath time |publisher=BBC News |date=2001-10-05 |accessdate=2009-08-17}}</ref> The story prompted sales of rubber ducks in the [[United Kingdom]] to increase by 80% for a short period.
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Besides the ubiquitous yellow rubber duck with which most people are familiar, there have been numerous novelty variations on the basic theme, including character ducks representing professions, politicians, or licensed individual celebrities. If YOU want, there is a gazillion of different duckies at orientaltrading.com ENJOY! There are also ducks that glow in the dark, change colour, have interior [[LED]] illumination, or include a wind-up engine that enables them to "swim". In 2001, [[The Sun (newspaper)|The Sun]], a [[United Kingdom|British]] tabloid newspaper reported that [[Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom|Queen Elizabeth II]] has a rubber duck in her bathroom that wears an inflatable [[crown (headgear)|crown]]. The duck was spotted by a workman who was repainting her bathroom.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/uk/newsid_1581000/1581293.stm |title=Queen goes quackers at bath time |publisher=BBC News |date=2001-10-05 |accessdate=2009-08-17}}</ref> The story prompted sales of rubber ducks in the [[United Kingdom]] to increase by 80% for a short period.
   
 
Rubber ducks are collected by a small number of enthusiasts. The 2007 [[Guinness Book of Records|Guinness World Record]] for World's Largest Rubber Duck Collection stood at 2,583 different rubber ducks, and was awarded to Charlotte Lee.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rubaduck.com/news/rubber_duck_news-200301-collection-royal.htm |title=Collection Royal |publisher=Rubaduck.com |date= |accessdate=2011-08-15}}</ref>
 
Rubber ducks are collected by a small number of enthusiasts. The 2007 [[Guinness Book of Records|Guinness World Record]] for World's Largest Rubber Duck Collection stood at 2,583 different rubber ducks, and was awarded to Charlotte Lee.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rubaduck.com/news/rubber_duck_news-200301-collection-royal.htm |title=Collection Royal |publisher=Rubaduck.com |date= |accessdate=2011-08-15}}</ref>
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