October 22, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938 Chester Carlson was able to demonstrate and use successfully his dry copying paper method. Thus was the born the beginning of the Xerox copying machine. Alas, it would be twenty-four years before Enos Stilosky of Bakersfield, CA would have the idea to Xerox his penis and send copies to all his co-workers at Smith, Smith, and Barney, Ltd. Fortunately for Mr. Stilosky, not a single one of the women working at Smith, Smith and Barney, Ltd were able to positively ID the penis and his involvement may never have been uncovered if he hadn’t be found in a corner of the mailroom quietly sobbing and muttering to himself that Missie from Human Resources should have at least been able to recognize it as his.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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