Geek Fact for August 8th


In 1876, Thomas Edison received a patent for his mimeograph.

Albert Blake Dick coined the term ‘mimeograph’ when he licensed Edison’s patents in 1887. The term eventually became generic.

Learn more at http://www.redorbit.com/education/reference_library/technology_1/inventions/2583628/mimeograph/.

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