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unGreat Moments in Human History: The Crest Toothpaste Pump

March 2, 2012

Remember when the toothpaste pump was introduced? The innovation that was going to make the dreaded “squeezing toothpaste from the top of the tube” a thing of the past? It wasn’t quite the game-changer that it was pitched as being, and certainly not worthy of a King Kong cameo and a smiley-faced moon (or giant floating cheese-wheel, whatever that thing is). Save that red carpet for things that are worthy, like Pac-Man watches (well…).

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  1. March 3, 2012 5:01 pm

    I must be too young for this but… what is the Crest Toothpast Pump?

    • March 5, 2012 3:42 pm

      It was what it sounds like, i.e. toothpaste in a shaving cream-esque pump instead of a tube. I guess they might not make them anymore.

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