Scraping Crusty Dishes I Wondered…

…why ‘Palmolive‘? Now I know. File under ‘useless information/soap appreciation’.

In 1864, Caleb Johnson founded a soap company called B.J. Johnson Soap Co., in Milwaukee. In 1898, this company introduced a soap made of palm and olive oils, called Palmolive. It was so successful that that the B.J. Johnson Soap Co. changed their name to Palmolive in 1917.

I do these things so you don’t have to.

One Response to “Scraping Crusty Dishes I Wondered…”

  1. Mr. Bingley says:

    And here I was thinking it had something to do with Popeye’s love life…

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