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"world smile foundation" Discussed on Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

02:20 min | 11 months ago

"world smile foundation" Discussed on Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

"Upon which he had painted to black ovals and a long semi-circular curve a smiley face. Now it could be argued that the icon of a circle containing a smile is probably not even something a person can claim they invented most kids win scribbling out there. I stick figure cran drawings usually top those basic bodies with the smiley face and they do it instinctively. it's pure and simple and almost universal but harvey ball was the first to see its potential as morale-booster and maybe even the first to put those black lines on a yellow background and his insurance company clients was even more pleased with it. They had one hundred buttons made with the image on it and management past the buttons out to employees whenever they noticed someone was smiling while they worked and with that the floodgates burst wide because neither harvey nor his clients ever trademarked the image. Just about everyone. With an ounce of entrepreneurial spirit started to make and sell all manner of merchandise with the smiley face upon it posters. Check t-shirts check coffee. Mugs you bet and harvey. Oh he didn't mind. Honestly how ironic. Wooded of ben if the guy who invented the smiley face took the world to court over the use of such an iconic symbol no harvey just sort of rolled with it. He sold reproductions of his original painting. He did signings at conventions and even started a charity. A world smile foundation amazingly even the paycheck for that. Original design job was less than ideal and yet harvey never complained after all his client had promised to pay him for his time. And that's exactly what they did. Forty five dollars for ten minutes worth of work. I hope you've enjoyed today's guided tour of the cabinet of curiosities. Subscribe for free on apple podcasts or learn more about the show by visiting curiosities. Podcast dot com. The show was created by me. Aaron monkey in partnership with how stuff works. I make another award. Winning show called lor which is a podcast book series and television show and you can learn all about it over at the world of lor dot com and until next time stay curious..

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"world smile foundation" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

Newsradio 1200 WOAI

02:49 min | 1 year ago

"world smile foundation" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

"Always coming in. News is like that, too. New stuff happens all the time. So come back 345 times a day and know what's going on news Radio 1200 W away. I President of the United States and the first lady of tested positive for covert 19 there in quarantine. More on that. And as bad as that news is, it's going to turn out to be even more. Once Democrats get ahold, I guarantee they've already called a meeting. No sure how we're gonna play this guys and gals. This is can't get any better than I mean, This is a gift from was like manna from heaven. Today is World Smile Day. So say cheese. It always happens on the first Friday of October, and it's inspired by gaining Harvey Ball. He was from or Chester, Massachusetts. He's the man who created the smiley face back in 1963. So now we know who to blame. Harvey Ball from Massachusetts. The Harvey Ball World Smile Foundations. Motto for this day is do an act of kindness and help one person smile. Never bad info. And I don't know who comes up with some of these special days today is named your car day. No, we're in him all the time. Yeah. You ever name Did you ever have a car that you gave a name? No, Charlie. I'm a guy. Yeah, that's kind of what? I thought Charity ever have a car? You gave a name? Yes. Did you really? What was it? Why? Well, my current car, I just call it Jade. Because that's kind of the color. Okay? And everybody right now. I promise you is going What color is very sorry. Green Army Green Warrior. You say Army green. I could go. Can you think of any famous cars that have names Chitty Chitty Bang bang. The general at the name of the movie or was that is the magical car car? The General the General Lee? Yeah, Speed money. Less people, not I was actually just you know, that's what it was. It was because the bee buggy kit. Yeah. Oh, yeah. My favorite is Christine Like Christmas, Eleanor. Raylan and 60 cell. Okay? Yeah. Ah! A motel California that shadow wood Panel station wagon on the station way. Salami? Yes. Oh, Motel, California. That's the best one right now. I'm not sure I ever saw salami with a chick in that car. No, no, no, He just called it. Guess that's trying to get some credit in the locker room. Hopeful thinking those were the days brought to you by Brown Chevrolet. Rush Limbaugh's morning commentary all coming up in the next 30 minutes..

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