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Old 05-06-2009, 05:44 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/6

trivia 5/6
Thomas Edison's formal education consisted of just three months attendance at a public school in Port Huron, Michigan...

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The Monkey Wrench was invented by a London Blacksmith named Charles Moncke (pronounced "Monkey").
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Although that's the conventional wisdom, it's been disproved lo' these many years.
It's true, Charles Moncke was a London blacksmith, and according to legend he invented the monkey wrench.
An obvious difficulty with this theory is that the British call a monkey wrench a spanner.
In 1932-33, the Boston Transcript traced the invention to 1856, crediting it to a Yankee named Monk, employed by the firm of Bemis and Call in Springfield, Massachusetts.


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Old 05-08-2009, 08:10 AM   #3
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