Where the Word “Velcro” Came From

The word “Velcro” is derived from the French “velour” (velvet) and “crochet” (hooks).  So essentially, Velcro just means “hooked velvet”.


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  • Mmmh “velours” takes a “S” 😉
    To be quite accurate, “hooked velvet” would be “velours crocheté”… “velours-crochet” is more like “velvet-hook” or “velvet with hook”, but hey, weather’s beautiful outside, life is short, let’s enjoy it !

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