Asked in Manufacturing
Were did nylon get it name from?
Nylon was first established by New York and London. It couldn't be decided what country should get the credit for this new material. The first two letters "n" and "y" stand for New York and the last three letters; "L", "O" and "N" are the first three letters of London. So it reads New york, London. ...
Asked in Inventions, WW2 Homefront, Chemistry, Manufacturing
Why is Nylon called nylon?
The origion of the name Nylon is lost in history, though there are several clever answers/explanations to the name The most likely answer is that Nylon was created by both New York and London scientists so they used both of the cities name NY in Nylon stands for New York and Lon are the first three letters of London ...
Asked in New York, Flight Times, London
Was the word nylon formed by using New York and London?
According to Wikipedia, this is a commonly held belief but isn't true.
Asked in Inventions, London, Fabrics (Cloth Textiles)
When was nylon invented and do the letters NY and LON stand for New York and London?
No it doesn't mean NY and LOndon. It was a marketing term invented by a team at DuPont. They went through several names, including Duparooh (DuPont Pulls a Rabbit Out of a Hat) Norun (refering to its use as hosiery), nillon, nilon (confusing pronunciation) and finally nylon. For a great article on the history of nylon, see: Bruns, Roger. (1988, Dec.). Of miracles and molecules: The story of nylon. American History Illustrated, 23 (8), 24-29, 48. By Dupont, 1935: inventors.about.com Probably does mean...
Asked in Time Zones
If it is AM in London what time is it in New York?
London is 5 hours earlier than New York. If it is 10 AM in London, it is 5 AM in New York. ...
Asked in Science
Who got it's name from the cites of New York and London where it was marketed initially.?
It was NOT nylon, as was clarified by Dupont in Context, vol. 7, no. 2, 1978. ...
Asked in Time Zones, Flight Times
If its 10 AM in New York what time is it in London?
10 AM in New York = 3 PM in London.
Asked in New York City, London, Population
What is the bigger population London or New York city?
As of 2015.. London - 8,673,713... New York - 8,550,405