WTF Fun Fact – Why “Scotch” Tape?

“Scotch” used to be a synonym for “thrifty” or “frugal.” When cellophane tape was first invented, it was marketed during the Great Depression as “scotch tape” since it could extend the life of objects and save you money. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: How Did Scotch Tape Appear and What Is the Story Behind Its Name? – All Spares (

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