Originally Posted by Huff
Silly Putty was created as a possible replacement for tire rubber in WWII, due to shortages of pretty much everything. It turned out to be useless for this purpose though.
So the guy takes this giant wad of useless plasticy goop to a party and slaps it down on a table to see if anyone knows what to do with it.
One of the guests grabs some, sticks it in colored eggs back at his house, and they sell like hotcakes. And thus Silly Putty was born.
Slightly less relevant.
Also, how goes the hand slapping?
Is good, although I wish some people(Silent, Splosion) washed their hands before slapping mine.