Robertson, Phillips, and the History of the Screwdriver

Most everyone owns at least one screwdriver. But Canadians likely own a screwdriver that few outside Canada would recognize. The differing fates of the Robertson and the Phillips head screwdrivers demonstrates that innovation is intimately tied to historical events. The History Guy remembers the forgotten history of the screwdriver.

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+3 1. huldu commented 3 years ago

This was really interesting. I had no idea about the different screwdriver in Canada. It's something you just take for granted these days. The history with things like this is always captivating.
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+2 2. RobertTusk commented 3 years ago

#1 Would you say it was riveting?
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+2 3. Judge-Jake commented 3 years ago

#2 I like your tac you nailed it there Bob. :D
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0 4. sux2bu commented 3 years ago

Now a couple of those comments were just screwy.
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0 5. buckleg08 commented 1 year ago

that threw a wrench into world domination...:D
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0 6. Judge-Jake commented 143 days ago

Screw this I'm using nails 8-)