Who invented weed eater? String trimmer
When were whipper snippers invented?
The Whipper Snipper was invented by George C. Ballas of Houston, Texas, in the early 1970s. Ballas conceived the idea while watching the revolving action of the cleaning brushes in an automatic car wash. His first trimmer was made by attaching pieces of heavy-duty fishing line to a popcorn can bolted to an edger.
Is weed eater one word?
South and West States Prefer Weed Eater
Almost half of 51 regions charted in the United States use “weed eater”, with about 70 percent of searches using the term. The preference for “weed eater” wanes in the eastern and northern states, with Massachusetts and Vermont showing the lowest use, hovering around 40 percent.
Who invented whipper snipper?
George C Ballas Senior was an American entrepreneur known for inventing the whipper snipper, and running a successful ballroom dancing studio. Mr Ballas' son, Corky Ballas, said yesterday that his father died of natural causes on Saturday. "He changed the way we cut grass," Corky Ballas said.