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Can you think of any useless inventions?

  1. buckleupdorothy profile image83
    buckleupdorothyposted 5 years ago

    Can you think of any useless inventions?

    This is a practice question for my students' speaking test, and we couldn't think of any! Can you think of any truly useless inventions?

  2. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 5 years ago

    No, I think that is because useless inventions don't stay in the brain for very long until the are shoved to one side as being, well, useless, not worthy of remembering.

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 5 years ago

    The Pet Rock-- though I suppose that doesn't count, since it was supposed to be useless.
    On the other hand, if it make you laugh, or makes you feel loved and comforted--or if you use it for a doorstop, perhaps it isn't useless.
    The thing is, humans can find some use for anything.

  4. CraftingTime profile image74
    CraftingTimeposted 5 years ago

    I saw an infomercial that was selling 'Wigs for Cats'.
    Actaul wigs for actual cats.
    Seriously if there was truly a need for that, the world must be ending.