?? Can you name the creature that uses pulp to make its home?  See image above for a clue! Yes, its the wasp. Wasps pulp wood fibres by mixing it with their saliva to soften. The queen starts the nest at a suitable site and the workers continue using this mixture to build their intricate nests; so not really papermakers, but certainly natures pulpers. 

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?? Paper was first created more than 2,000 years ago in China. The date of 105AD is usually referred to.

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?? Another way to describe paper is a hydrogen bonded cellulose mat. Water makes the cellulose fibres stick together.

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?? Rag and bone men, were originally those men who went out with a cart to collect old rag and bone for use in the paper mills. They rang a bell to let people know they were coming. 

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?? Papyrus is not paper, but we do borrow the 'pap' part of papyrus, for our word paper. 


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