Monday, May 21, 2012

Swiss Army Knife

Swiss Army Knife : iconic pocket knife of the swiss army. lots of uses for designers
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One of my prized possessions, which I use regularly and carry in my pocketbook (next to one of my grandmother's lace handkerchiefs, incidentally) is my Swiss Army Knife.  Using it in setting up for my studio's Spring Recital yesterday, I wondered about the knife's history.

Click here and click here to read about the history of the Swiss Army Knife.  One of the things I didn't know was that it is standard issue for the U.S. Space Shuttle members.  What did you learn today?

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