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Where did the name Frisbee come from?

There was a company in Connecticut known as the "Frisbie baking company" that made pies. College students would use the pie tins to toss to one another, which eventually led to them being called Frisbees.

What are other names of frisbee?

Other names for the frisbee include, "bee" and "disc".

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How has the Frisbee changed over the years?

In 1871, the "frisbie baking company" opened and made pies. Teens would use the pie tins to toss to one another. In 1948, Walter Morrison made a plastic version of the pie tins. They were known as "Pluto Platters." In 1957, the company "Wham-O" patents the discs as Frisbees. Today, the discs basically have the same material and shape, but different companies make minor rim curves.

What is the history of ultimate frisbee?

History of the Frisbee discBy Mary Bellis Every object has a history, and behind that history an inventor, the person who thought it up first. Sometimes who was first can be a topic for hot debate: often several people independent of each other will all think of the same good idea at around the same time and will later have to argue "No it was me, I thought of it first." Many people have claimed to have invented the Frisbee. The Frisbie Baking Company (1871-1958) of Bridgeport, Connecticut, made pies that were sold to many New England colleges. Hungry college students soon discovered that the empty pie tins could be tossed and caught, providing endless hours of game and sport. Many colleges have claimed to be the home of 'he who was first to fling.' Yale College has even argued that in 1820, a Yale undergraduate named Elihu Frisbie grabbed a passing collection tray from the chapel and flung it out into the campus, thereby becoming the true inventor of the Frisbie and winning glory for Yale. That tale is unlikely to be true since the words 'Frisbie's Pies' was embossed in all the original pie tins and from the word 'Frisbie' was coined the common name for the toy.In 1948, a Los Angeles building inspector named Walter Frederick Morrison and his partner Warren Franscioni invented a plastic version of the Frisbie that could fly further and with better accuracy than a tin pie plate. Morrison's father was also an inventor, who invented the automotive sealed-beam headlight. Another interesting tidbit was that Morrison had just returned to America after World War II, where he had been a prisoner in the infamous Stalag 13. His partnership with Warren Franscioni, who was also a war veteran, ended before their product had achieved any real success.Morrison (after his split with Franscioni) produced a plastic Frisbie called the Pluto Platter, to cash in on the growing popularity of UFOs with the American public. The Pluto Platter has become the basic design for all Frisbies. The outer third of the Frisbie disc is called the 'Morrison Slope', listed in the patent. Rich Knerr and A.K. 'Spud' Melin were the owners of a new toy company called 'Wham-O'. Knerr and Melin also marketed the Hula-Hoop, the Super Ball and the Water Wiggle. They pair first saw Morrison's Pluto Platter in late 1955. They liked what they saw and convinced Morrison to sell them the rights to his design. With a deal signed, Wham-O began production (1/13/1957) of more Pluto Platters. The next year, the original Frisbie Baking Company shut down and coincidentally Fred Morrison was awarded a patent (Design patent 183,626) for his flying disc. Morrison received over one million dollars in royalties for his invention.The word 'Frisbee' is pronounced the same as the word 'Frisbie'. Rich Knerr (Wham-O) was in search of a catchy new name to help increase sales, after hearing about the original use of the terms 'Frisbie' and 'Frisbie-ing'. He borrowed from the two words to create the registered trademark Frisbee �. Sales soared for the toy, due to Wham-O's clever marketing of Frisbee playing as a new sport. In 1964, the first professional model went on sale. Ed Headrick was the inventor at Wham-O who patented Wham-O's designs for the modern frisbee (U.S. patent 3,359,678). Ed Headrick's frisbee with its band of raised ridges called the Rings of Headrick had stablized flight as opposed to the wobbly flight of its predecessor the Pluto Platter.History of Frisbee Disc SportsIn 1967 Jared Kass and Joel Silver along with Columbia High School students in Maplewood, New Jersey, invented Ultimate Frisbee, a recognized sport that is a cross between football, soccer and basketball. Ten years later, a form of Frisbee golf was introduced, complete with professional playing courses and associations.Freestyle Frisbee as a competitive event, where teams of two or three players perform a routine which consists of a series of creative throwing and catching techniques set to music. The routine is judged on the basis of difficulty, execution and presentation. The team with the best total score is declared the winner.In 1974, at the Canadian Open Frisbee Championships, Ken Westerfield and Jim Kenner, introduce this event called Freestyle and won it.Disc Golf Ed Headrick, owner of the Disc Golf Association, Inc.� Designed and patented the first standardized disc golf target in 1976. The sport is played by an estimated two million recreational players in the United States and increasing. Headrick�s inventions include the Wham-O Superball that sold over twenty-million units and the utility patent for the modern day Frisbee, which has sold over two-hundred-million units to date. Mr. Headrick led the Advertising program, New Products program, was Vice President of Research and Development, Executive Vice President, General Manager and served as CEO for Wham-O Inc. over a ten year period. The patent drawing at the top of this article is from U.S. patent 3,359,678 - issued to Headrick on December 26, 1967.Another interesting Frisbee Moment: In 1968, the U.S. Navy spends almost $400,000 to study Frisbees in wind tunnels, following their flights with computers and cameras, and building a special Frisbee-launching machine on top of a Utah cliff to test a prototype flare launcher.Today the fifty year old Frisbee� is owned by Mattel Toy Manufacturers, only one of at least sixty manufacturers of flying discs. Wham-O sold over one hundred million units before the selling the toy to Mattel.

Can you use frisbee as a word?

Yes you can it is an accepted word

What to use instead of frisbee?

You can use a plastic plate but not paper or possibly a rubber disc

What do you do with sandals on poptropica?

You use them to get the kids' frisbee off the roof of the arcade.

Is there any use for a old 8 foot satellite dish?

A frisbee

What use is a frisbee full of gravy?

throw it at someone, use it as a plate to eat gravy, etc.

How do the host kill people in Doctor Who?

the host kill you with their halo, they use it like a frisbee.

How is the Frisbee used today?

You throw it in the air it glides then you can catch it (with a friend). You can use it for your dog.