Post link 14 February 2015, 17:38
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#7 Liquid paper
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They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and we’re beginning to see how various problems that were most often encountered by women were solved by enterprising women who knew there had to be a better way. Since typists were once mostly women, it should not be surprising that a woman named Bette Nesmith Graham corrected her typing mistakes by covering them with white tempera paint. After toiling in her kitchen to perfect the formula, she patented Liquid Paper in 1958. She later sold her company to Gillette in 1979 for a whopping $47.5 million!

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