Twenty billion toothpicks a year

Kageleiry, J.
December 1990
Yankee;Dec90, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p114
Describes two of the three American toothpick factories in Strong, Maine, the toothpick capital of the world. Disposable toothpicks first made in 1869 by Charles Forster, the first round toothpick debuted in St. Louis in 1904.


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