Did you know Scotch tape did not originate in Scotland? And it was invented by accident?

The Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, better known today as 3M, tried to save a few bucks and started using a cheaper adhesive on their sticky tape. Apparently, a customer complained that the tape was “Scotch” ( a derogatory word meaning cheap or stingy). The tape was kept and the name Scotch just “stuck.” (Sorry for the pun!)

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