Read some interesting trivia about inventions.Always be yourself, because the people that matter don't mind, and the ones who do mind, don't matter. - Unknown
spc Bd 1 Bd 3
Share This Page

Inventions Trivia

Read some interesting trivia about inventions.

Monkee, Mike Nesmith's mother, Bette Nesmith Graham, invented liquid paper. IBM was not interested, so she set up a cottage industry and sold it herself. IBM changed its mind.

Parker Brothers initially rejected Clarence Darrow's Monopoly game because they said it had "52 fundamental playing errors." So Darrow produced it himself. Parker Bros. also changed its mind.

Frenchman Marcel Bich invented the Bic pen. The "H" was dropped due to fears that English speaking people might pronounce it "bitch."

Trivial Pursuit took four years to catch on. Inventors John Haney, Chris Haney and Scott Abbott, from Canada, lost $45,000 promoting it before it finally caught on. They had hired an unemployed artist named Michael Wurstlin to design the logo and board. His payment was five shares in the company. By 1986, those five shares were worth $2,500,000.


Home Animals Beatles Cars and Driving Cats Christmas Computers Dogs Email Fish Food Geography Hitler Human Body Inventions Language McDonalds Men and Women Miscellaneous Movies Music Nobility Pop Culture Presidents Pyramids Space Sports Titanic Trademarks Weather WWII

Test your Skill

Test your skill with a computer mouse by clicking as many boxes as you can in 15 seconds.

Link To This Site Go To Our Site Map Suggestions/Comments Share Site With A Friend See Related Links
Report A Broken Link To Us Contact Information

Can you solve this mathematical puzzle? You'll need to make all the columns, rows and diagonals add up to 15

Are you dieting? Looking for fast weight loss? See us for weight loss information.

We're the best bicycle manufacturer! We have all kinds of bikes for sale. We have trail bikes, performance bikes, chopper bicycles, low rider bicycles, kid bikes, folding bikes and all kinds of bikes.

Site Map | Terms of Use | Privacy & Security | Contact Us | Purchase Agreement | Send Feedback
Free Trivia Facts
© 1996-2005 by All Rights Reserved.