Notes On Music
1:23 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

The Post-It

Credit flickr.com / George Lawie

Art Fry worked for the 3M Corporation in the 1960s experimenting with a glue formulated by a chemist friend, eventually coating part of the back of small pieces of paper so they would stick to almost any surface, and the Post-it Note was born. 

The musical connection?  He needed something to use as a bookmark in his hymnal that wouldn’t fall out.

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