Saturday, September 6, 2014

Fact of the Day: Ancient Scissors

The invention of scissors dates back to the earliest human civilizations. One of the earliest pairs to ever exist were found from ancient Mesopotamia dating back thousands of years. 

16 comments:

  1. We'd be tearing paper up instead of cutting it without them.

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  2. That's interesting and I wonder when left handed scissors were invented!

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  3. mine are never sharp enough....

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  4. That's not too terribly surprising, as the Mesopotamians were notorious cut-ups.
    BA DUM BUM.
    Thank you, thank you very much.

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  5. I thought they were invented by Julius Scissor in ancient Rome?

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  6. I imagine scissors came along when clothes were invented.

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  7. I had NO idea they were that old.

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  8. One of the most useful inventions, I'd say!

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