Fast Facts: Jan. 26

Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • The YKK that you see on zippers stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha which is the name of the founder of the zipper manufacturing company in Japan.
  • The world’s first motel opened in San Luis Obispo, Calif., in 1925. It was initially called “”Milestone Motel,”” and later changed to “”Motel Inn.””
  • The Planters Peanut Company mascot, Mr. Peanut, was created during a contest for schoolchildren in 1916.