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Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things
Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things
Author: Charles Panati
How chewing gum and silly putty began as a substitute for rubber. How the potato chip emerged from an act of pique on the part of an Indiam named Crum. How a socialite invented the dishwasher because servants too frequently broke her expensive china. Why April's Fools Day started out as New Year's Eve Day a joke with in itself. And many, man...  more »
ISBN: 266590
Publication Date: 1987
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Publisher: Harp and Row
Book Type: Paperback
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