- Fuzzy dice
Fuzzy dice, known in the British Isles as furry dice or fluffy dice, are an automotive
decorationconsisting of two over-sized, six-sided plush dicewhich hang from the rear-view mirror. [Cite book | last=Spicer|first= Stuart | authorlink= | coauthors= | title=Dream Schemes II: Exotic Airliner Art | date=2001 | publisher=Motorbooks International | location= | isbn=0-7603-1196-X | pages=p. 77] The practice of Fuzzy Dice originated in the U.S. in the 1950s and is considered one of first items sold specifically to be hung from a rear-view mirror. While fuzzy dice were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s and the 1980s, they have since become increasingly rare as the practice of hanging any object from the rear-view mirror became illegal in many states.
A 1993 study showed there to be no correlation between the use of fuzzy dice and the degree of a driver's reckless driving behavior. [ [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8166776 Fuzzy dice, dream cars, and indecent gestures: cor... [Accid Anal Prev. 1993 - PubMed Result ] ]
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