Hole punching machine celebrates 131st anniversary with a Google doodle

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The animated Google doodle in which the letters of the word Google are made of small bits of paper that remain after hole puncher punches a sheet of paper. Today (November 14) is the 131st Anniversary of the Hole Puncher, the humble stationery product that is a part of most homes and offices.

From that point forward, obviously, paper punches have turned out to be basic for school youngsters with three-ring fasteners who need to monitor their work and even undergrads.

Google on Tuesday marked the 131st anniversary of the invention of the hole puncher with a doodle. A simple solution to keeping together documents, the hole punch became a key tool for organising papers for office workers and students alike.

But eagle-eyed readers will have spotted that was in fact 132-years ago.

Patented by Friedrich Soennecken on November 14 1886, the hole puncher has gone down in history as one of the all time great feats of German ingenuity. It utilizes a lever and spring framework to enable the client to fix up and punch gaps with barrel-shaped edges through stacked sheets of paper easily.

If the date involved wasn't a giveaway, Google's accompanying blog post makes it pretty clear which side the search engine comes down on, referring to the hole puncher as an essential "artifact of German engineering". "The quiet anticipation and heady uncertainty as you ask yourself the ultimate question: can it cut through all this?" The gap puncher has either single or numerous opening punch and a long lever which pushes the edge through the sheets of paper giving the same number of gaps as required. "And finally, the delightful surprise of the colorful confetti byproduct - an accidental collection of colorful, circular leftovers".

"As modern workplaces trek further into the digital frontier, this centuries-old tool remains largely, wonderfully, the same".

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