Q-tips were first called Baby Gays. Then it was changed to Q-tips Baby Gays, but finally just Q-tips.
The Q in Q-Tips stands for Quick. Actually, when Leo Gerstenzang invented them in the early 1920s, they were called 'Baby gays'. In the 1926, they were renamed 'Q-Tips baby Gays'. Eventually, it was shortened to just 'Q-Tips'. Apparently 'Q' stands for 'quality'.
q-tips used for medical reasons are usually 6 inches. Household q-tips are 3 inches.
Q-Tips were an invention. It begins with the letter Q.
Q-tips are a baby item. They begin with Q.
Q-tips are sold in a drugstore. They begin with the letter Q.
Q-tips and cotton buds are called "des cotons-tiges" (plural - the singular is "un coton-tige") in French.
Q-tips are a bathroom supply.
The cotton swab was invented in the 1920's by Leo Gerstenzang and called "Baby Gays." After a little marketing advice, he changed the name from that to "Quality Tips" or "Q-Tips" for short. It's a brand name in the same sense that many people refer to making copies as Xeroxing, or refer to any plastic wrap as Saran Wrap.
He invented Q-tips.
the product was originally called Baby Gays in 1926. The labels were changed to read Q-tips Baby Gays. Later, the name Baby Gays was dropped and Q-tips became the trademark for cotton swabs. The "Q" in Q-tips stands for quality and the word "tips" describes the cotton swab at the end of the stick.
Konnichiwa! 500 q-tips cost $4.49 at a local drugstore. Hope that works. Say Arigato!
Items found in a bathroom that begin with Q:Q TipsQuilted northernq-tips
Sterilized broth is clear, meaning no bacterial growth. Non-sterilized broth is cloudy.
Q tips cotton buds. Quilted toilet tissue.