(Taken directly from MentalFloss.com)

Back when life was simpler, Sesame Street produced a video showing how a crayon factory worked. I don’t recall seeing the video as a kid, but watching it now, I learned a few things:

1. Words are not necessary to describe the process of making crayons. An awesome soundtrack, on the other hand, is a must.

2. Making crayons is a messy business. Orange wax everywhere!

3. Skilled crayon-makers can pick up scores of crayons at once using a special two-handed grab.

Set aside two minutes for this look at the origins of a batch of crayons.

P.S.  I’m sure you’ll all agree with me that the word crayon is NOT pronounced CROWN.

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