Saturday, June 13, 2015

Croatian inventions –the Fountain Pen and necktie

Branka Malinar of Cleveland’s Croatian community spoke at the Dubrovnik Garden as part of the latest Food Adventure of ClevelandPeople.Com. She told how a Croatian man named Slavoljub Eduard Penkala invented the solid-ink fountain pen and that Croatian mercenaries in France wore kerchiefs which the French called – Crovats which evolved into cravat and the neck tie.

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