Posted by Pinneo on May 26, 2003
In Reply to: My Foot! posted by R. Berg on May 25, 2003
: : : : : : : What DOES WD-40 mean?
: I think I remember hearing that they were trying to create a product used with aircraft and the initials stood for Wing De-icer.
I suppose I set the challenge there (ever the skeptic)... yes, I found yet another reference or two, yes '53, yes aerospace co. One says "Water Displacement - 40th attempt"!
I still want to see the first 28 tries or so...