Brief history of the Cootie Catcher

Cooties are real. Apparently, "cootie" comes from the Malay word "kutu," meaning "dog tick." Fortunately, you can easily make a cootie catcher wit the added benefit that the device doubles as a fortune teller, chatterbox, whirlybird, salt cellar, etc. From Mental Floss: The 1928 book Fun with Paper Folding contained the "salt cellar," which, when … Continue reading Brief history of the Cootie Catcher