The Post-It

Apr 4, 2013

Credit / 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.