Is “shrinky-dink” a euphemism?

It’s no secret that I really dislike Etsy. While there may be a few gems on there, I find the majority of it to be PTA room-mother country-bunny craft-store crud, covered in puffy paint, glitter, and googley eyes. It’s pretty much the online version of the local “I create jewelry” phenomena (which translates to: “I raided the bead store and assembled this shoddy bracelet during the commercial breaks on American Idol.”) Etsy just has a larger and more diverse audience.

As a example, I point you to the Ron Jeremy shrinky-dink:


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