Henry Ford refused to use them unless he got exclusive US distribution rights. Robertson said no and thus americans have never seen them.<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by PosTMOd:
Robertson head screws... you know, the square head ones?
They are much easier to use... but, since they are Canadian, those stupid Americans won't use them... idiots...</font>
invented by a German-American, Emile Berliner<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">gramophone</font>
invented by a some guy born in Scotland, first call placed in Boston, Mass...not sure how this makes it a Canadian invention...because Bell talked about it when he was visiting his dad in Brantford? I guess...<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">telephone</font>