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According to Diary of an Advertising Girl, most people either use a paperclip to hold papers together or they turn it into an S, break it and throw it away.
Novel paperclips abound these days, but do you know the story behind the original paperclip design?
According to Ten Facts About , the design of the original paperclip has never been patented and no one’s sure about who or where it was invented. This design was produced by the Gem Manufacturing Company Ltd in Britain in the 1870s and introduced to America in 1892. It became known as The Gem paperclip and is still the most common paperclip used in the world.