How World War II Made Americans Brush Their Teeth

In his new book Brief Histories of Everyday Objects, cartoonist Andy Warner illustrates the stories behind everything from instant noodles to paperclips. Here are just a few of the facts that Warner includes in his histories of toothbrushes, coffee, razors and pencils. Get your history fix in one place: sign up for the weekly TIME…

via How World War II Made Americans Brush Their Teeth and Other Illustrated Facts From History — TIME

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