Files On 'Abbreviations'
WD-40 Origin: Who Invented It And What The Name Means
WD-40 was invented in 1953 by Rocket Chemical Company in San Diego as an attempt to protect metal parts from rust.
Pounds To Lbs: The Abbreviation's Origin
The unit of mass known as 'pounds' is derived from an ancient Roman unit of mass called the 'libra' which was about 327 grams. Lbs is an abbreviation of libras.