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William Russell Frisbie
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Inventor
    Lived in Bridgeport Connecticut
    Founded the Frisbie Pie Company
    Delivered fruit pies that his sister baked
    After eating his pies, college students used to throw the tins at each other.
    Some people actually got hurt when the heavy tins hit them.
    He didn't invent the Frisbee, but it is named after him.
    The flying disc toy is spelled slightly different ending in a double e rather than 'ie.'
    He sold a lot of pies to Yale University students in New Haven, Connecticut.
    The aerodynamics in his pie tins gave college students something to play with after eating the pies.
    This influenced the Wham-O Toy Company to name their flying saucer toy after him (January 13, 1957).
    The Frisbee did so well for Wham-O, they wanted another hoop like toy and it spawned the hula hoop (1959).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 24 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 13 Votes: 30.77% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 85 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 138 Votes: 42.75% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 176 Votes: 39.20% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 354 Votes: 42.94% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1619 Votes: 42.62% Annoying
 
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