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How did the zipper get its name?

Asked by Jane Webb - 7 years 8 months ago



Answered by infogirl
7 years 8 months ago
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Wilipedia says The B. F. Goodrich Company coined the name Zipper in 1923 for the line of rubber overshoes that it made using the fastener. The name slowly came to be associated with the fastener itself, and eventually acquired generic status.

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