The Door Knob Research August 21, 2014 FUN FACT: The doorknob was not invented until 1878, when Osbourn Dorsey filed a patent for a “Door Holding Device.” http://www.google.com/patents/US210764?dq=patent:210764 share Written by J.L. Jarvis Left-handed opera singer/teacher/lawyer who writes romance novels. What's next? Sign up for my new release newsletter at http://news.jljarvis.com/. Previous Story Downton Abbey in hot water over bottle blooper | Television & radio | theguardian.com Next Story BBC News – Gretna Green: The bit of Scotland where English people go to get married You Might Also Like A history of Scottish words: Edinburgh If you want to know if he loves you, it’s in his voice: Stone Chamber from Highland Passage by J.L. Jarvis No CommentsYou must log in to post a comment.