The word 'stationery' actually originated from the products sold by a stationer. During the middle ages, a stationer was a person certified to sell books and paper at a fixed place or station at or near a university. However, today stationery includes every item of writing material and office supplies. There are many interesting facts behind many stationery items that very few of us ever heard before.
Before the invention of eraser people used bread crumbs or bread crusts for this purpose. The earliest known existence of scissor was found in the archeological sites of in Mesopotamia 3,000 to 4,000 years old.
The arithmometer or calculator like instrument was invented by Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar in 1851. Pencil is perhaps one of the oldest existing writing instruments that dates back to the 16th century in Northern England. The first worlds first self-adhesive labels were manufactured by R. Stanton Avery in the early 1930. The first legal writing pad evolved in the early 1900s when a judge requested for a margin on the left hand side of the paper to be drawn.
Stationery is part of our daily office life. Paper clips became a symbol of patriotism in Norway during World War II. Because, Norwegian, the inventor of paper clips, wore them in their lapels to show their resistance to Nazi occupation. Bette Nesmith Graham, one typist, invented correction fluid in her kitchen in 1951. She used to make her own Mistake Out by mixing tempera paint in common kitchen blender.
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