I don’t think there is anything particularly novel about that can opener. I do really like the clothes dryer though, because it’s so unimaginative. Rather than look for a new way to solve the problem of drying clothes, they just electrified the old method. It’s like developing an internal combustion engine and using the sound to scare your horses into running faster. (Couldn’t get my self to make an electric buggy-whip comparison).
New Devices for Home Makers
Within a handsome table that stands unobtrusively against the wall is concealed a comfortable bed—the latest in space-saving furniture. If an unexpected guest arrives it is opened in a jiffy.
This novel can opener with curved blade walks around” a can’s edge of its own accord, it is said, when the handle is gently rocked back and forth. A hook on the utensil serves as a bottle opener.