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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.

2. A pie slice lifter comprising a substantially triangular blade, a handle connected to one of the straight edges of the blade, the point of connection between the handle and blade being nearer to one corner of the blade than the adjacent corner, and said handle being upwardly offset with respect to the blade.

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