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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Legal Pads Yellow?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Legal Pads Yellow?

We have a guy named Thomas Holley to thank for the legal pad. A 24-year-old dude working at a paper mill in Holyoke, MA, in 1888, every day Holley & his co-workers would throw out the “sortings”, which were basically a lot of scrap pieces left over after cutting paper into the correct sized sheets.…Read More