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May 22, 1892

On May 22, 1892, Dr. Washington Sheffield, dental surgeon, invented the toothpaste tube. He also provided instructions on how to use the tube. The instructions were; 1. With thine fingers might, apply a gentle vise-like squeeze… Continue reading

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May 20, 1774

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1774 Britain’s Parliament passed the Coercive Acts to punish the American colonists for their increasingly anti-British behavior. American’s were publicly chastised for failing to add unnecessary ‘u’s’ to words like behaviour, colour, and flavour as well as the increasing use of dentists and toothbrushes and toothpowders. The cooking of … Continue reading

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