So we used to have these things called landlines, which were phones that you didn't take with you everywhere and that you actually used to talk to people. Some of them didn't even look like phones. Here are some of our favourite incognito novelty handsets of yore. Warning: will cause extreme nostalgia.
Garfield: Hates Mondays, loves lasagna and *69. Image credit: Amazon
The Duck phone had a minor resurgence thanks to Jersey Shore. Image credit: eBay
A Lips phone made more sense when people actually used the things for talking. Image credit: Amazon
And let's not forget the burger's fast food and/or telecom cousin, the Hot Dog phone. Image credit: YeahFlashback
All the cool guys in Amurrrican high school films definitely had the official NFL Football dialer. Image credit: SteelersFever
Clear phones were also popular among the 90s cool tween crowd. Image credit: Etsy
Yes, the Double Bubble phone is a working gum ball machine. Image credit: Novelty Telephone
...Which is why it's extra sad that the Budweiser phone is not a working beer. Image credit: Novelty Phones
It's not easy being a Kermit phone.
Although there are many, many M&M-themed phones, this one is the best because it comes with an M&M dish. Image credit: Amazon
And what list of novelty products is complete without some Star Wars paraphernalia? Image credit: Amazon