maker of porcelain flushing conveniences, though there were earlier models by other people. He captured a goodly segment of the market in England, and was the man who gave rise to all those Crap... names.
So far as I know, no one was ever named American Standard.
Yada, yada, doda day long...what a crock.
I still read magazines so when I picked up the copy of Time, Apr/May/2013(double issue) well guess what. There is a list and its edited or comprised from other famous people. Gee, the editor or the correspondents can't do thier own homework. They need the other famous to point out what new or now famous people make an impact. If it going to be one of their peers, geez what is left, how about the little guy on the street. The crossing guard impact on all the kids they protected since when...
Why not enshrine Mr. Crappola(throne) guy that makes my life better every single day. As you can tell, it rubbed me the wrong way, no matter that some content maybe worthy. -----Willy