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They Invented What? (No. 197)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on March 14, 2011

U.S. Pat. No. 2,294,569: Pie slice lifter.

JW Note:  In honor of Pi Day.  We hope you remember to celebrate on time (3/14 at 1:59 PM . . . Einstein’s Birthday).

Having thus described the invention, what is claimed is:

1. A pie slice lifter, comprising a substantially triangular blade, a handle connected to one of the straight edges of the blade at a point offset with respect to a line drawn transversely through the center of the edge of the blade to which the handle is connected.