Monday, February 4, 2013

Andre Cassagnes, the inventor of...

...the Etch A Sketch, died at age 86. From the New York Times obit:

Ohio Art, which for decades manufactured Etch A Sketch at its home in Bryan, Ohio, moved production of the toy to China in late 2000. But in the wake of Mr. Fehrnstrom’s comment last year, the company delivered an emblematically American response:

Though it continues to be made with its venerable red frame, Etch A Sketch now also comes in blue, for Democrats.

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