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Title: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
Post by: Exodus on 03/05/2003 18:08:32
Ok, heres one for you... who invented the windscreen wiper?

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Title: Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
Post by: Exodus on 13/05/2003 11:28:49
The inventor was Mary Anderson

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Title: Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
Post by: shortandstrange on 19/10/2005 18:55:42
Wrong! it was Gladstone Adams who was born in my town!

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Title: Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
Post by: neilep on 19/10/2005 19:44:33
Blimey !!...over two years sonce the first post....but shortandstrange what about this http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blanderson.htm


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Title: Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 04/12/2005 16:43:09
Anderson in 1905 & Adams in 1911, eh?
Maybe the 2 were different in which case both could actually have invented 1. However, as Anderson's was in 1905, I think it is she who should get the accolade.