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Scissors

From¬†Mend It Better by Kristin M. Roach: “Around.. CE 100, Romans developed an innovation that we all still use today: the cross-blade scissors.”

I had no idea they were so old.  Apparently they looked like grass shears and were made of iron.

References:

  1. http://www.academia.edu/8788378/History_of_scissors
  2. Mend It Better; Kristin M. Roach; Storey Publishing; 2012; p 14