A bendy straw is a drinking straw with a corrugated, bendable section.
Joseph Friedman in 1937
a bendy straw
It was made in America :) by a man called Joseph Friedman.
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by putting a screw in a paper straw and pulled it with dental floss to bend it for his daughter to drink a milkshake
The windpipe is composed of cartilaginous rings that resemble the flexible portion of a bendy straw.
Arthur A. Aykanian (b.1923), of Massachusetts, invented the first plastic bendable straw, the so-called "bendy straw." He had a patent on the first stay-bent plastic straw, as well. He was the inventor of the spoon straw, originally used for the 7-11 Slurpee.