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January 23, 2013

Happy Birthday Frisbee

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Flat flip flies straight.
Tilted flip curves.
Experiment!
Wham-O produces first Frisbees: 1/23/1957 The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871. Students from nearby universities would throw the empty pie tins to each other, yelling "Frisbie!" as they let go.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 23, 2013 4:48 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Doesn't WHAMO make the Smart Car? After all, in a crash, the sound is "WHAMO!"

Posted by: kerry at January 24, 2013 3:34 AM