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2011-02-07 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8: PHOTOCOPIER INVENTOR Profile America -- Tuesday, February 8th. Every time you step up to a photocopier, you can thank a man named Chester Carlson, whose birthday is noted today. In 1937, he developed a method of making dry copies of documents on plain paper, known as...

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2010-03-31 12:25:00

Fifty years ago this month, the first plain-paper copy machine was sold and shipped to a customer by the Haloid Xerox photographic supply company of Rochester, New York, launching what would be a revolution that has made the device an important piece of the office environment for decades. "It may be the most iconic piece of office equipment of the past half-century," CNN.com reporter Brandon Griggs, the author of a March 30 article celebrating the machine's anniversary, said. "It...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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