“You’d think it never gets old…and it really doesn’t.”
~US Patent Office Worker
As we’ve previously discussed, American patents are ridiculous expressions of the American spirit. The patent process is so American that, if you go to the Government’s search engine for patents that came out in the past 40 years and type in “alcohol” you get 414,477 results. “But AFFotD,” you may be saying as you shudder off a shot of rough whiskey, “alcohol is a common element in medical and chemical research, so that doesn’t really tell us that much. Okay, fine naysayer, so try searching for “Alcohol and guns.” 1,859 hits! Hell, even going the redundant route0by searching for “Alcohol and guns and beer” yields you 51 patents.
Yes, Americans love coming up with insane things that have no purpose, but most of them don’t have anything to do with alcohol or guns. That being said, a surprising amount of American patents were invented by people that have a mannequin named Mother that they use to store their family of pet Pill Bugs. These inventors magically appear behind you if you say their patent numbers out loud three times into a mirror. That’s right, we’re here to delve into the very depths of insanity with…
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