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Google Doodle Celebrates 131 Years Of An Office Staple: The Hole Punch

Google Doodle Celebrates 131 Years Of An Office Staple: The Hole Punch

On the 128th birth anniversary on Tuesday of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, widely celebrated as Children's Day across the country, Google made a decision to sport a playful Doodle celebrating 131 years of the hole puncher.

In India, November 14 is synonymous with Children's Day. The Google Doodle displays the logo consisting of colourful paper circles, expect the second letter "g", which is replaced with a blue 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. Perhaps, Its source goes back to Great Germany where the prior two licenses were able to found.

Even with the advent of the digital age, the hole punch still remains a household object in offices and schools.

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It's not only helped corral dangerously thick reams of papers for easier organization, the hole puncher has also provided many a test of physical strength. The doodle animation also shows a small piece of paper, the byproduct of punching process doing a little jig. The speciality of this invention is that its basic design has not changed in over 129 years. The longer the lever, the more sheets of paper can be punched through requiring minimal force. ISO 838 is the commonly used punching machine, apart from that single-hole punchers are used for various purposes like validating tickets or marking used playing cards.

The outline has likewise been scaled up to extensive machines that can punch through several sheets without a moment's delay for use in the printing business. The hole puncher doodle reaches countries across Europe, North America, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and India. Be that as it may, as tablets and cell phones make the presence of paper itself less and less significant, it stays to be seen what the future may hold for the paper punch.


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