Google Doodle Celebrates The Hole Puncher On 131st Anniversary

Image Google Doodle

Image Google Doodle

While Google has dedicated its doodle to the 131st Anniversary of the hole puncher in 2017, it has been hosting a competition for children in India to celebrate Children's Day over the past few years.

Google's blog post on hole punch wrote: It's a familiar scene with a familiar tool: the gentle rat-tat-tat on the table as you square up a dangerously thick stack of papers, still warm from the printer. The animation shows a sheet of paper doing a little jig after being punched.

131 years since its invention by German entrepreneur and inventor Friedrich Soennecken, the question of whether such a device has a place in an increasingly digital world. A simple solution to keeping together documents, the hole punch became a key tool for organising papers for office workers and students alike.

"#Google #Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary! missed #ChildrensDay? asked one Twitter user".

Aside from the hole puncher, his major invention was the "round writing" style of calligraphy and the famous fountain pen nib that made the technique both possible and accessible. The device uses a lever and spring system to allow the user to punch holes with cylindrical blades through stacked sheets of paper with minimal force, according to the Mirror.

The German went on to establish the Soennecken office supply company and was later awarded an honorary title from the University of Bonn.

In the US, the first patent for a hole puncher was given to Benjamin Smith from MA.

In any case, single-gap punchers are additionally frequently utilized for an assortment of employment, such as approving tickets or checking utilized playing cards before they are binned.

The hole puncher employs a lever and spring system to allow the user to line up and punch holes with cylindrical blades through stacked sheets of paper easily. The more drawn out the lever, the more sheets of paper can be punched through with the same negligible power.

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