What was the intended use of chewing gum when it was first patented in 1869 by William Finley Semple?
I seem to remember knowing this, but now I got nothing...lol
Good luck ladies.
OMG!! I know this. Give me a minute or so.
Hint: Semple was a dentist.
For some reason I am thinking tires....but I think its because of the rubber. So....it was used as a rubber material, right?
Quoting M4LG5:For some reason I am thinking tires....but I think its because of the rubber. So....it was used as a rubber material, right?
The answer doesn't have to do with tires. I googled gum, and it appears to have been different substances over the centuries. Many times it was a sap or bark, and some had medicinal properties. But currently it's a synthetic latex, similar to rubber.
For some reason, I'm thinking "eraser".
I'm completely clueless on this one.
Nope. I was thinking this one would be way too easy....
Quit overthinking this!!! LOL ;-)
Nope. Nothing with eraser.
Quoting wakymom:For some reason, I'm thinking "eraser".
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