Always a prize
Fishing ducklings at a Flemish fair : you always get a prize.
Although when we say in
Until recently (or is it still so ?) a very common prize at the ducklings stall was a …. goldfish ! The fish made many children very happy. The fish themselves needed a lot of luck to end alive and well in a bowl of which the owner did not forget them after some time.
Some years ago the plastic duckling at once became so cool ( a gadget ) and ducklings in all colors and sizes and decorations became THE thing to hang at your bag, to put on your desk, …
Maybe there is a connection between this popularity and the duck race, a fund raising project of Red Cross