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Remarkable Trivia

The Real McCoy.

 Have you ever heard the expression, "the real McCoy" to wonder what it meant and came from? In 1874, Elijah McCoy (b. 1844-1929, a Canadian born inventor was granted a US patent for the world's first ironing board.

History doesn't record as to who invented the first iron, the Chinese long ago having used metal pans that contained glowing coals, an idea that was later also used in Europe.

 

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