Sagaponacko Chocolate hoax exposed (continued)

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Sun Sep 1 21:56:55 UTC 2002

Whether or not it was a hoax, I learned something from it.  I had always
thought that Thomas Edison invented wax paper.  However, after reading your
post, I looked up "wax paper" in the OED2 CD-ROM, and found a quote from
1844, which is three years before Edison was born.  So one can learn even
from a hoax, it seems.

             - James A. Landau

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