Wednesday, October 11, 2017

#004 "The Snippit" - 8"x10" acrylic on wood panel

Invented in Toronto in 1979, this little kitchen tool can be seen stuck on many a fridge in Canada (mainly Ontario and Eastern Canada although still spotted across the country). Canada is unique in that it is common in many parts to buy milk in bags. This little tool called the "Snippit" is a small knife for cutting the corner off of the milk bag so it can pour after it is placed in it's pitcher. Why bags of milk? Less packaging and the switch to the metric system in the 70's.
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