Where was paper invented?

Answer Paper was first invented in ancient Egypt around 2900 B.C. from the flattened and dried husks of the Papyrus plant. The word "paper" comes from the Greek word for the same plant. The paper-making p... Read More »

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Where was paper ink invented?

The first ink, called "India ink," was invented in China by Chinese philosopher Tien-Lcheu in 2697 B.C. According to the website, this ink did not gain popularity until about 1200 B.C.Source:Chines... Read More »

Where can I buy paper plates, napkins and/or paper cups that have The Beatles on them?

have you sent out invitations yet what about something like this…im still looking for othersits expensive but heres a few places that let you design your o... Read More »

What kind of shelf paper can I use on a surface where contact paper wont stay down?

You mentioned under the sink. I had some very nice linoleum left over from my bathroom floor and cut it to fit under my bathroom and kithen sinks. It looks nice, very easy to clean and lasts for a ... Read More »

Who invented the paper cup?

Paper cups were introduced in 1907 by Lawrence Luellen. Luellen designed the cups and an ice-cooled water-vending machine to replace the unhygienic "public cup" system that was standard on trains a... Read More »