Top 10 Words from Trademarks, Vol. 2

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In 1957, inventors Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes tried to develop a plastic wallpaper with a paper backing.

Their efforts were a bust, but they did discover a highly effective packing material (and addictive source of popping pleasure).

The company that Fielding and Chavannes founded still produces "Bubble Wrap," a term that's now generally used "for packing material composed of sheets of plastic with bubbles of entrapped gases."

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